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Performance Evaluation of the Full-Scale Active Mass Dampers based on a Numerical Model and Test
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Performance Evaluation of the Full-Scale Active Mass Dampers based on a Numerical Model and Test
Jeon, Min-Jun; Lee, Sang-Hyun; Woo, Sung-Sik; Mun, Dae-Ho;
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In this study, the experimental test results are given to confirm the control efficiency of the linear control algorithm used for designing the active mass dampers(AMD) which are supposed to be installed at Incheon international airport control tower. The comparison between the results from test and numerical analysis is conducted and it was observed that the AMD showed the control performance expected by the numerical model. The effects of the gain scheduling and constant-velocity signal added to the control signal calculated by the algorithm is identified through the observation that the AMD always show behavior within the given stroke limit without any loss of the desired control performance. The phase difference between the accelerations of the structure and the AMD were almost close to 90 degree, which implies that the AMD absorbed the structural energy effectively.
active mass damper;linear control algorithm;gain scheduling;constant-velocity signal;performance test;
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