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Designing the Dynamic Behavior of an Engine Suspension System Through Genetic Algorithms

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Niccolò Baldanzini, Davide Caprioli, Marco Pierini

Dipartimento di Meccanica e Tecnologie Industriali, Università di Firenze, Via di Santa Marta, 3, 50139 Firenze, Italy

J. Vib. Acoust 123(4), 480-486 (Mar 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1383968 History: Received December 01, 1999; Revised March 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Front view of the mutibody system model
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Forces of the reference configuration (solid line: sum of all forces; line with circles: second-order forces; line with x’s: second-and-half-order forces)
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Top and front view of the subframe and the mounting positions for the reference configuration (square: engine center of gravity; circle: engine-subframe mounting; x: subframe-chassis mounting)
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Forces of the configuration with optimized stiffness (solid line: sum of all forces; line with circles: second-order forces; line with x’s: second-and-half-order forces)
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Forces of the configuration with the optimized stiffnesses and positions (solid line: sum of all forces; line with circles: second-order forces; line with x’s: second-and-half-order forces)
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Top and front view of the subframe and the mounting positions for the optimized configuration (square: engine center of gravity; circle: engine-subframe mounting: x: subframe-chassis mounting)

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