Dynamic Performance of a Novel Magnetorheological Pin Joint

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dc.contributor.author Li, Yancheng en_US
dc.contributor.author Li, Jianchun en_US
dc.contributor.author Samali, Bijan en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:33:56Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:33:56Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2011001010 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Li Yancheng, Li Jianchun, and Samali Bijan 2011, 'Dynamic Performance of a Novel Magnetorheological Pin Joint', JSME - Japan Society Mechanical Engineering, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 706-715. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1881-3046 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18341
dc.description.abstract Magnetorheological fluid (MRF) has received significant attention lately and MRF based devices have been proposed for structural control applications in recent years. The unique characteristics of MR fluid lies in its abilities to reversibly, repeatedly and instantly change from a free flowing liquid to a semi-solid state when exposed to a magnetic field. The electric power required to drive the MR devices can be easily provided by a battery. Possessing such unique properties, MR fluid based devices, such as MR damper, have become promising candidates in the semi-active control for civil structure applications. However, most of the published research has focused on application of MR dampers instead of exploring other type of MR devices. In addition, MR based devices exhibit complex nonlinear hysteresis behaviour and thus making their modelling a challenging task. In this paper, a novel MR fluid based device, namely MR pin joint, is proposed as a smart structural member in development of an intelligent civil structure that can suppress unwanted vibrations to ensure safety and serviceability of the structure. After design and fabrication, experiments have been conducted to characterise dynamic behaviours of the new device under different harmonic excitations with various input currents. Response time of the MR pin joint is compared when the MR pin joint is driven under different applied currents and moving speeds. Test data shows that the MR pin joint possesses a unique behaviour in the moment-angular velocity plot. A hyperbolic hysteresis model is proposed to model such unique behaviour. The investigation presented in the paper explores dynamic performance of MR pin joint. Finally, a parametric model is developed following the investigation on the correlation of coefficients in the proposed model with the loading conditions and applied currents. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher JSME - Japan Society Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11465-014-0283-0 en_US
dc.title Dynamic Performance of a Novel Magnetorheological Pin Joint en_US
dc.parent Journal of System Design and Dynamics en_US
dc.journal.volume 5 en_US
dc.journal.number 5 en_US
dc.publocation Japan en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 706 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 715 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Civil and Environmental Engineering en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090600 en_US
dc.personcode 104005 en_US
dc.personcode 930859 en_US
dc.personcode 870186 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Electrical and Electronic Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Magnetorheological Fluid, Hyperbolic Hysteresis Model, Parameter Identification en_US
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dc.staffid 870186 en_US


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