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Vibration control in statically indeterminate adaptive truss structuresIn this work vibration control of statically indeterminate adaptive truss structures is investigated. Here, the actuators (i.e., length adjusting devices) that are used for vibration control, work against the axial forces caused by the inertial forces. In statically determinate adaptive trusses no axial force is induced by the actuation. The control problem in statically indeterminate trusses may be dominated by the actuation-induced axial element forces. The creation of actuation-induced axial forces puts the system to a higher energy state, thus aggravates the controls. It is shown that by the usage of sufficient number of slave actuators in addition to the actual control actuators, the actuation-induced axial element forces can be nullified, and the control problem of the statically indeterminate adaptive truss problem is reduced to that of a statically determinate one. It is also shown that the usage of slave actuators saves a great amount of control energy and provides robustness for the controls.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Baycan, C. M.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Utku, Senol
(Duke Univ. Durham, NC, United States)
Wada, Ben K.
(JPL Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 16, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1993
Publication Information
Publication: In: AIAA(ASME)ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 34th and AIAA/ASME Adaptive Structures Forum, La Jolla, CA, Apr. 19-22, 1993, Technical Papers. Pt. 6 (A93-33876 1
Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Subject Category
Structural Mechanics
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 93-1691
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