LQR Control for Vibration Suppression of Piezoelectric Integrated Smart Structures

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In the present paper, the equations of motion for piezoelectric integrated smart beams are derived by applying Hamilton's principle and the Finite Element (FE) method, based on the First-Order Shear Deformation (FOSD) theory. Then, a state space model is constructed from the equations of motion for control design. A Linear Quadratic Regulator (LQR) control for vibration suppression is implemented on the mathematical model of the piezoelectric bonded beam. Finally, a numerical application is performed to testify the applicability and effectiveness of the present method. (© 2012 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim)

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