Lagrangian formulation of rotating beam with active constrained layer damping in time domain analysis

E. H.K. Fung, J. Q. Zou, Heung Wing Joseph Lee

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In this paper, Lagrangian formulation of a horizontal rotating beam with active constrained layer damping (ACLD) treatment is presented. The problem is approached by the Rayleigh-Ritz method. By assuming modal functions as the displacement shape functions and using effective damping model of the visco-elastic material (VEM) layer, the number of degrees of freedom of the system is greatly reduced. The damping of the visco-elastic material is characterized by a shear (storage) modulus and a loss factor. Also the dynamic behavior of the rotating ACLD beam is analyzed in the time domain. The effects of control gains, shear modulus and loss factor of the VEM on the dynamic response are also investigated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-364
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Mechanical Design, Transactions Of the ASME
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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