On the design and control of a squeeze-flow mode magnetorheological fluid mount

Constantin Ciocanel, Christopher Schroeder, The Nguyen, Mohammad Elahinia

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Abstract

The paper presents the design and control of a magnetorheological (MR) fluid based mount that combines the squeeze and flow modes in operation. The proposed design yields a high static stiffness and a low dynamic stiffness in the working frequency range of the mount, enhancing the vibration isolation capabilities of the mount compared to existing hydraulic mounts. Vertical vibrations, namely displacement/force transmissibility, can be isolated or significantly reduced, in real time, by controlling the fluid yield stress through an applied electric current. The mount governing equations have been derived and the effect of system parameters on its performance was analyzed. Preliminary results on the implementation of skyhook, groundhook and hybrid control strategies are also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007
Pages1915-1922
Number of pages8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 13 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event21st Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, presented at - 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2007 - Las Vegas, NV, United States
Duration: Sep 4 2007Sep 7 2007

Publication series

Name2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007
Volume1 PART C

Other

Other21st Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, presented at - 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2007
CountryUnited States
CityLas Vegas, NV
Period9/4/079/7/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modeling and Simulation

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    Ciocanel, C., Schroeder, C., Nguyen, T., & Elahinia, M. (2008). On the design and control of a squeeze-flow mode magnetorheological fluid mount. In 2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007 (pp. 1915-1922). (2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007; Vol. 1 PART C). https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC2007-35684