Structural Control: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Structural Control, University of Waterloo, On by U. LeipholzStructural Control: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Structural Control, University of Waterloo, On by U. Leipholz

Structural Control: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Structural Control…

byU. Leipholz

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The topic of "structural control", which had already experienced some attention through publications, for example by Roorda, Yao, Yang, Abdel-Rohman, Leipholz etc. , mostly in journals of ASCE, was given its fIrst international forum at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, via an ruTMf - Symposium held in June, 1979. This very successful event gathered experts from a variety of technical and theoretical domains in which control plays tradi­ tionally an essential role and was meant to present the new idea of structural control to a broad audience, thus triggering interest and commitment as well as cross-fertilization. However, the peculiarities of structural control were already sumciently well pointed out and stressed by those participants of the symposium who had devoted themselves earlier to this specwc topic for some time. The result of presentations and discussions are collected in a set of Proceedings entitled "Structural Control", published by North - Holland Publishing Company and the Solid Mechanics Division (SMD) of the University of Waterloo. The stimulation following this fIrst symposium was quite noticeable in the literature and led to the conviction of many researchers that after a reasonable period of time, a second meeting should be held to collect the fruits produced by the intermediate efforts of those working with increased emphasis on structural control. Therefore, Professors J. T. P. Yao, Department of Civil Engineering, Purdue University and H. H. E.
Title:Structural Control: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Structural Control…Format:PaperbackDimensions:788 pagesPublished:October 3, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

The Feasibility of Active Control of Tall Buildings.- A Controllability-Stabilizability Result for the NASA-IEEE Spacecraft Control Laboratory Experiment (S.C.O.L.E.) Configuration.- Identification of Structural Systems Using Walsh Functions.- Compatibility Aspects of Active Control Technologies with Aircraft Structure Design.- Stabilization of Structures under Non-conservative Loads.- An Active Protection System for Wind Induced Vibrations of Pipeline Suspension Bridges.- The Past and Future of Seismic Effectiveness of Tuned Mass Dampers.- Active Minimization of Vibrational Energy in Periodically Excited Structures.- On-Line Parameter Control of Nonlinear Flexible Structures.- Passive Structural Control by Means of Connections with Adaptable Parameters.- Increase in Efficiency and Reliability of Load Bearing Members by Active Deformation Control (5 Papers, pp. 172-220).- Survey, Advantages and Restraints of ADC in Civil Engineering.- Reference Measuring Systems as a Constructional Element of Load Bearing Assemblies with ADC.- Control Design for ADC Girders.- Fluid Technical Unit for Active Control of Deformations.- Modeling and Control of an Industrial Robot with Elastic Components.- Structural Control of Aircraft.- The Effect of Small Structural Changes on Optimized Active Control Systems.- On a New Concept of Active Vibration Damping of Elastic Structures.- Practical Experiences in Passive Vibration Control of Chimneys - Conclusions from wind tunnel and full scale tests.- Active Control of Stresses and Deflections of Elastic Structures by Means of Imposed Distortions.- Active Control Performance Enhancement for Reduced Order Models of Large Scale Systems.- Symmetrizable Structures and Modal Control.- Application of Limiting Performance Concepts to Structural Control Problems.- Semi-Active Control of Wind Induced Oscillations in Structures.- Methods of Optimal Control Applied to a Problem of Nonlinear Systems Identification.- Bounded State Control of Linear Structures.- Rotor-to-Base Control of Rotating Machinery to Minimize Transmitted Force.- Homogenization and Reinforced Structures.- Control Issues for Pseudo Dynamic Testing.- Control of Flutter in Bridges.- On the Control of Instabilities in Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems.- A MESS-like Compensator for Active Control of Selected Modes of a Large Space Structure.- Fundamental Aspects of Structural Control.- Graphical Feedback Stability Criterion for Undamped Continuous Elastic Systems.- Eigenvalue Specification Using Feedback for a Class of Infinite Dimensional Control Systems.- An On-Line Control Algorithm for Inelastic Structures.- Predictive Structural Control.- Approximate Methods for Multiobjective Distributed Control of a Vibrating Beam.- Active Tendon Control System for Wind-Excited Tall Building.- Identification and Model Adjustment of a Hanging Plate Designed for Structural Control Experiments.- Active Control of Floating Structures.- A Standardized Model for Structural Control Experiments and Some Experimental Results.- A General Theory of Nondestructive Damage Detection in Structures.- Discontinuous Pulse Control of Longitudinal Vibrations within a Train Consist.- Reliable Stabilization of Interconnected Systems Using a Switching Multilayer Control Structures.- Optimal Control Algorithms for Earthquake-Excited Building Structures.- Research Topics for Practical Implementation of Structural Control.- Optimal Design and Control of Centrifugally Tuned Dynamic Vibration Absorbers.- Chaotic Instability in Mechanical Systems.