Reduction of Structure-borne Noises in a Two-Dimensional Cavity using Optimal Treatment of Damping Materials

제진재의 최적배치를 통한 이차원 공동의 구조기인소음 저감

  • Published : 2006.12.01


An optimization formulation is proposed to minimize sound pressures in a two-dimensional cavity by controlling the attachment area of viscoelastic unconstrained damping materials. For the analysis of structural- acoustic systems, a hybrid approach that uses finite elements for structures and boundary elements for cavity is adopted. Four-parameter fractional derivative model is used to accurately represent dynamic characteristics of the viscoelastic materials with respect to frequency and temperature. Optimal layouts of the unconstrained damping layer on structural wall of cavity are identified according to temperatures and the amount of damping material by using a numerical search algorithm.


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