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Smart Structures and Systems   Volume 3, Number 3, July 2007, pages 385-403
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sss.2007.3.3.385
 
Seismic protection of base isolated structures using smart passive control system
Hyung-Jo Jung, Kang-Min Choi, Kyu-Sik Park and Sang-Won Cho

 
Abstract     [Full Text]
    The effectiveness of the newly developed smart passive control system employing a magnetorheological (MR) damper and an electromagnetic induction (EMI) part for seismic protection of base isolated structures is numerically investigated. An EMI part in the system consists of a permanent magnet and a coil, which changes the kinetic energy of the deformation of an MR damper into the electric energy (i.e. the induced current) according to the Faraday
 
Key Words
    MR damper; electromagnetic induction; smart passive control; base isolation system; seismic protection.
 
Address
Hyung-Jo Jung and Kang-Min Choi; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon 305-701, Korea
Kyu-Sik Park; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinoise at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
Sang-Won Cho; The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Lab., The University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
 

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