Virtual Skyhook Vibration Isolation System

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Steve Griffin

4411 The 25 Way, Suite 350, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Joel Gussy, Benjamin K. Henderson, Dino Sciulli

Air Force Research Laboratory, 3550 Aberdeen Road, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117

Steven A. Lane

Air Force Research Laboratorye-mail: Steven.Lane@kirtland.af.mil

J. Vib. Acoust 124(1), 63-67 (Jul 01, 2001) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1421353 History: Received April 01, 2000; Revised July 01, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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(a) single degree-of-freedom spring-mass-damper subjected to a base excitation (b) system incorporating a damper attached to an inertial reference, i.e., a skyhook damper
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Transmissibility of a typical spring-mass-damper system with base excitation
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Transmissibility of an isolation system using a skyhook damper
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Model of the virtual skyhook isolator attached to a spring-mass-damper that is subject to base excitation
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Schematic of the experimental test system used to measure the transmissibility of the virtual skyhook isolator
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Measured transmissibility of the experimental test system
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Experimental setup for determining transmissibility using a heavily damped suspension
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Model predictions of transmissibility using parameters of the experimental system



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