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By S. Y. Chu

This entire instruction manual is designed to supply the reader with the information had to effectively enforce an energetic, hybrid or semi-active regulate procedure to a constitution, safeguarding it opposed to environmental forces comparable to wind or earthquakes. Written by way of major specialists in structural keep watch over, this book:

  • Emphasises fail-safe ideas and validates their implementation via simulations.
  • Examines the implicit matters among theoretical improvement and genuine implementation of systems.
  • Identifies vital and software program defense features.
  • Describes a PC-based procedure simulator, which simulates the real-time reaction of constitution and keep an eye on 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 really is unquestionably the most important source for all postgraduate scholars during this swiftly becoming quarter of study curiosity and improvement.

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