Advances in Smart Technologies in Structural Engineering by Fabio Casciati, Roberto Rossi (auth.), Prof. Dr. Jan

By Fabio Casciati, Roberto Rossi (auth.), Prof. Dr. Jan Holnicki-Szulc, Prof. Dr. Carlos Mota Soares (eds.)

This publication collects invited lectures provided on the AMAS & ECCOMAS Workshop/Thematic convention SMART’03 on clever fabrics and buildings. The convention used to be held in Jadwisin, Poland close to Warsaw, 2-5 September 2003. It was once prepared through the complex fabrics and constructions (AMAS) Centre of Excellence on the Institute of basic Technological study (IFTR) in Warsaw and ECCOMAS – the eu group on Computational equipment in technologies and SMART-TECH Centre at IFTR. The aim of the workshop was once to compile and consolidate the group of clever fabrics and buildings in Europe. The workshop application used to be grouped into the themes Structural keep an eye on, Vibration keep an eye on and Dynamics, harm identity, and shrewdpermanent Materials.

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8 Fig. 13. 0 Fig. 14. Deflection of the mast tip in z-direction When considering the system energy, the cLQG controller performs only slightly better than the three SISO controllers. The advantage of the cLQG controller becomes more obvious when the tip deflections are compared as shown in Figs. 13 and 14. In order to see how a fully active system would perform, the corresponding plots are included in Figs. 12, 13 and 14 as well. As can be seen, the suppression of the tip deflections provided by the LQG controller (active system) is only significantly better when compared to the cLQG controller (semi-active system).

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2003) Proc. of the US-Europe Workshop on Sensors and Smart Structures Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK 13. Wong F, Chou K, Yao J (1999) Civil Engineering Including Earthquake Engineering, in: H. de Summary. The present approach for vibration suppression of flexible structures is based on friction damping in semi-active joints. At optimal locations conventional rigid connections of a large truss structure are replaced by semi-active friction joints. Two different concepts for the control of the normal forces in the friction interfaces are implemented.

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