Masters Theses

Title

Effectiveness of piezoelectric wedge actuators in making tuned mass dampers adaptive to disturbances

Abstract

"This paper explores the possibility that a piezoelectric wedge actuator (PWA) can be used to improve the seismic effectiveness of a passive tuned mass damper (TMD)."--Abstract, page iii.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Civil Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2003

Pagination

xiii, 98 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references.

Rights

© 2003 Derek Joseph Smith, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Piezoelectric devices
Vibration
Damping (Mechanics)

Thesis Number

T 8241

Print OCLC #

53255692

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5005659~S5

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