Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Vibration Analysis and Control

New Trends and Developments

Edited by Francisco Beltran-Carbajal

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico

This book focuses on the important and diverse field of vibration analysis and control. It is written by experts from the international scientific community and covers a wide range of research topics related to design methodologies of passive, semi-active and active vibration control schemes, vehicle suspension systems, vibration control devices, fault detection, finite element analysis and other recent applications and studies of this fascinating field of vibration analysis and control. The book is addressed to researchers and practitioners of this field, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students and other experts and newcomers seeking more information about the state of the art, challenging open problems, innovative solution proposals and new trends and developments in this area.

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Vibration Analysis and ControlNew Trends and DevelopmentsEdited by Francisco Beltran-Carbajal

Published: September 6th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/924

ISBN: 978-953-307-433-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6040-3

Copyright year: 2011

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56568 Total Chapter Downloads

30 Crossref Citations

47 Web of Science Citations

72 Dimensions Citations


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1. Adaptive Tuned Vibration Absorbers: Design Principles, Concepts and Physical Implementation

By Philip Bonello


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2. Design of Active Vibration Absorbers Using On-Line Estimation of Parameters and Signals

By Francisco Beltran-Carbajal, Gerardo Silva-Navarro, Benjamin Vazquez-Gonzalez and Esteban Chavez-Conde


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3. Seismic Response Reduction of Eccentric Structures Using Liquid Dampers

By Linsheng Huo and Hongnan Li


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4. Active Control of Human-Induced Vibrations Using a Proof-Mass Actuator

By Iván M. Díaz


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5. Control Strategies for Vehicle Suspension System Featuring Magnetorheological (MR) Damper

By Min-Sang Seong, Seung-Bok Choi and Kum-Gil Sung


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6. A Semiactive Vibration Control Design for Suspension Systems with Mr Dampers

By Hamid Reza Karimi


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7. Control of Nonlinear Active Vehicle Suspension Systems Using Disturbance Observers

By Francisco Beltran-Carbajal, Esteban Chavez-Conde, Gerardo Silva Navarro, Benjamin Vazquez Gonzalez and Antonio Favela Contreras


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8. Semi-Active Control of Civil Structures Based on the Prediction of the Structural Response: Integrated Design Approach

By Kazuhiko Hiramoto, Taichi Matsuoka and Katsuaki Sunakoda


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9. Seismic Response Control Using Smart Materials

By Sreekala R, Muthumani K and Nagesh R Iyer


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10. Whys and Wherefores of Transmissibility

By N. M. M. Maia, A. P. V. Urgueira and R. A. B. Almeida


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11. Control Design Methodologies for Vibration Mitigation on Wind Turbine Systems

By Ragnar Eide and Hamid Reza Karimi


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12. Active Isolation and Damping of Vibrations for High Precision Laser Cutting Machine

By Andrea Tonoli, Angelo Bonfitto, Mario Silvagni, Lester D. Suarez and Enrico Zenerino


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13. Bearings Fault Detection Using Inference Tools

By Miguel Delgado Prieto, Jordi Cusidó i Roura and Jose Luis Romeral Martínez


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14. Vibration Analysis of an Oil Production Platform Submitted to Dynamic Actions Induced by Mechanical Equipment

By José Guilherme Santos da Silva, Ana Cristina Castro Fontenla Sieira, Luciano Rodrigues Ornelas de Lima and Bruno Dias Rimola


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15. MIMO Vibration Control for a Flexible Rail Car Body: Design and Experimental Validation

By Alexander Schirrer, Martin Kozek and Jürgen Schöftner


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16. Changes in Brain Blood Flow on Frontal Cortex Depending on Facial Vibrotactile Stimuli

By Hisao Hiraba, Takako Sato, Satoshi Nishimura, Masaru Yamaoka, Motoharu Inoue, Mitsuyasu Sato, Takatoshi Iida, Satoko Wada, Tadao Fujiwara and Koichiro Ueda


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