JOURNAL BROWSE
Search
Advanced SearchSearch Tips
Innovative modeling of tuned liquid column damper controlled structures
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
  • Journal title : Smart Structures and Systems
  • Volume 18, Issue 1,  2016, pp.117-138
  • Publisher : Techno-Press
  • DOI : 10.12989/sss.2016.18.1.117
 Title & Authors
Innovative modeling of tuned liquid column damper controlled structures
Di Matteo, Alberto; Di Paola, Mario; Pirrotta, Antonina;
 Abstract
In this paper a different formulation for the response of structural systems controlled by Tuned Liquid Column Damper (TLCD) devices is developed, based on the mathematical tool of fractional calculus. Although the increasing use of these devices for structural vibration control, it has been demonstrated that existing model may lead to inaccurate prediction of liquid motion, thus reflecting in a possible imprecise description of the structural response. For this reason the recently proposed fractional formulation introduced to model liquid displacements in TLCD devices, is here extended to deal with TLCD controlled structures under base excitations. As demonstrated through an extensive experimental analysis, the proposed model can accurately capture structural responses both in time and in frequency domain. Further, the proposed fractional formulation is linear, hence making identification of the involved parameters extremely easier.
 Keywords
tuned liquid column damper;passive control;fractional derivatives;experimental investigation;
 Language
English
 Cited by
1.
Combining TMD and TLCD: analytical and experimental studies, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 2017, 167, 101  crossref(new windwow)
2.
Optimal design of tuned liquid column dampers for seismic response control of base-isolated structures, Acta Mechanica, 2017  crossref(new windwow)
3.
Fractional viscoelastic behaviour under stochastic temperature process, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 2017  crossref(new windwow)
4.
Incomplete data based parameter identification of nonlinear and time-variant oscillators with fractional derivative elements, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2017, 94, 279  crossref(new windwow)
 References
1.
Chaiviriyawong, P., Webster, W.C., Pinkaew, T. and Lukkunaprasit, P. (2007), "Simulation of characteristics of tuned liquid column damper using a potential-flow method", Eng. Struct., 29, 132-144. crossref(new window)

2.
Cheng, C.W., Lee, H.H. and Luo, Y.T. (2015), "Experimental study of controllable MR-TLCD applied to the mitigation of structure vibration", Smart. Struct. Syst., 15, 1481-1501. crossref(new window)

3.
Di Matteo, A., Lo Iacono, F., Navarra, G. and Pirrotta, A. (2014a), "Direct evaluation of the equivalent linear damping for TLCD systems in random vibration for pre-design purposes", Int. J. Nonlinear. Mech., 63, 19-30. crossref(new window)

4.
Di Matteo, A., Lo Iacono, F., Navarra, G. and Pirrotta, A. (2014b), "Experimental validation of a direct pre-design formula for TLCD", Eng. Struct., 75, 528-538. crossref(new window)

5.
Di Matteo, A., Lo Iacono, F., Navarra, G. and Pirrotta, A. (2015a), "Optimal tuning of tuned liquid column damper systems in random vibration by means of an approximate formulation", Meccanica, 50, 795-808. crossref(new window)

6.
Di Matteo, A., Lo Iacono, F., Navarra, G. and Pirrotta, A. (2015b), "Innovative modeling of tuned liquid column damper motion", Commun. Nonlinear Sci. Numer. Simulat., 23, 229-244. crossref(new window)

7.
Ewins, D.J. (1984), Modal Testing: Theory And Practice, Research Studies Press, Taunton, Somerset, England.

8.
Failla, G. and Pirrotta, A. (2012), "On the stochastic response of fractionally-damped Duffing oscillator", Commun. Nonlinear Sci. Numer. Simulat., 17, 5131-5142. crossref(new window)

9.
Hitchcock, P.A., Kwok, K.C.S. and Watkins, R.D. (1997), "Characteristics of liquid column vibration absorbers (LCVA) - I", Eng. Struct., 19, 126-134. crossref(new window)

10.
Hochrainer, M.J. and Ziegler, F. (2006), "Control of tall building vibrations by sealed tuned liquid column dampers", Struct. Control. Health Monit., 13, 980-1002. crossref(new window)

11.
Ibrahim, R.A. (2005), Liquid Sloshing Dynamics Theory And Applications, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, USA.

12.
Konar, T. and Ghosh, A. (2013), "Bimodal vibration control of seismically excited structures by the liquid column vibration absorbers", J. Vib. Control., 19, 385-394 crossref(new window)

13.
Lee, S.K., Lee, H.R. and Min, K.W. (2012), "Experimental verification on nonlinear dynamic characteristic of a tuned liquid column damper subjected to various excitation amplitudes", Struct. Des. Tall Spec. Build., 21, 374-388. crossref(new window)

14.
Lee, H.H. and Juang, H.H. (2012), "Experimental study on the vibration mitigation of offshore tension leg platform system with UWTLCD", Smart. Struct. Syst., 9, 71-104. crossref(new window)

15.
Maia, N.M.M. and Silva, J.M.M. (1997), Theoretical And Experimental Modal Analysis, Research Studies Press Ltd., John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, USA.

16.
Podlubny, I. (1999), Fractional Differential Equations. An Introduction To Fractional Derivatives, Fractional Differential Equations, Some Methods Of Their Solution And Some Of Their Applications, Academic Press, New York, NY, USA.

17.
Sakai, F., Takeda, S. and Tamaki, T. (1989), "Tuned liquid column damper - new type device for suppression of building vibrations", Proceedings of the International Conference on Highrise Buildings.

18.
Spanos, P.D. and Evangelatos, G.I. (2010), "Response of a non-linear system with restoring forces governed by fractional derivatives-time domain simulation and statistical linearization solution", Soil Dyn. Earthq. Eng., 30, 811-821. crossref(new window)

19.
Wu, J.C., Chang, C.H. and Lin, Y.Y. (2009), "Optimal design of non-uniform tuned liquid column dampers in horizontal motion", J. Sound Vib., 326, 104-122. crossref(new window)

20.
Wu, J.C., Shih, M.H., Lin, Y.Y. and Shen, Y.C. (2005), "Design guidelines for tuned liquid column dampers for structures responding to wind", Eng. Struct., 27, 1893-905. crossref(new window)

21.
Wu, J.C., Wang, Y.P. and Chen, Y.H. (2012), "Design tables and charts for uniform and non-uniform tuned liquid column dampers in harmonic pitching motion", Smart. Struct. Syst., 9, 165-188. crossref(new window)

22.
Yalla, S.K. and Kareem, A. (2000), "Optimum absorber parameters for tuned liquid column dampers", J. Struct. Eng. - ASCE, 126, 906-915. crossref(new window)

23.
Ziegler, F. (2007), "The tuned liquid column damper as a cost-effective alternative for the mechanical damper in civil engineering structures", J. Acoust. Vib., 12, 25-39.

24.
Ziegler, F. (2008), "Special design of tuned liquid column-gas dampers for the control of spatial structural vibrations", Acta Mech., 201, 249-267. crossref(new window)