Mauricio Zapateiro

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Spain

Dr Mauricio Zapateiro received his BSc in Electronics Engineering in 2005 from Universidad del Norte (Barranquilla, Colombia), and his PhD in Information Technology in 2009 from the University of Girona (Girona, Spain). In 2010, he joined the Department of Applied Mathematics III and the College of Industrial Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH (Barcelona, Spain) where he currently is a 'Juan de la Cierva” researcher. His main research interests are the control of complex systems involving nonlinearities, parametric uncertainties and unknown disturbances with applications to the active and semiactive control of vibrations in civil engineering structures, marine structures and mechanical systems such as vehicle suspensions. The contributions of his work have been published in over 25 journal papers and several conference talks.

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Vibration is a phenomenon that we can perceive in many systems. Their effects are as diverse as the personal discomfort that can produce the unevenness of a road or the collapse of a building or a bridge during an earthquake. This book is a compendium of research works on vibration analysis and control. It goes through new methodologies that help us understand and mitigate this phenomenon. This book is divided into two sections. The first one is devoted to new advances on vibration analysis while the second part is a series of case studies that illustrate novel techniques on vibration control. The applications are varied and include areas such as vehicle suspension systems, wind turbines and civil engineering structures.

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