By S. Y. Chu

This accomplished instruction manual is designed to supply the reader with the information had to effectively enforce an lively, hybrid or semi-active keep an eye on approach to a constitution, safeguarding it opposed to environmental forces equivalent to wind or earthquakes. Written by way of prime specialists in structural regulate, this book:

  • Emphasises fail-safe options and validates their implementation via simulations.
  • Examines the implicit concerns among theoretical improvement and genuine implementation of systems.
  • Identifies very important and software program protection features.
  • Describes a PC-based procedure simulator, which simulates the real-time reaction of constitution and keep watch over hardware.

Active, Hybrid and Semi-active Structural Control is a must-have reference for researchers, practitioners and layout engineers operating in civil, aerospace, car and mechanical engineering. it truly is certainly the most important source for all postgraduate scholars during this quickly growing to be region of analysis curiosity and improvement.

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