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Active Control and Smart Structures

 Smart structures are passive devices that can adapt to a changing environment, while active control methods also require actuators. Our research concerns the control of vibration using such methods. Specific examples include tunable vibration absorbers, active vibration isolation and wave-based control of vibration in beams, plates and pipes. These also involve the development of novel sensors, actuators and devices.

Contact:

Dr E Rustighi
Dynamics Group
Institute of Sound and Vibration Research
University of Southampton
Southampton  S017 1BJ

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 9406
Facsimilie: +44 (0)23 8059 3190
E-mail: er@isvr.soton.ac.uk

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