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Discontinuity, Nonlinearity, and Complexity

Dimitry Volchenkov (editor), Dumitru Baleanu (editor)

Dimitry Volchenkov(editor)

Mathematics & Statistics, Texas Tech University, 1108 Memorial Circle, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA


Dumitru Baleanu (editor)

Cankaya University, Ankara, Turkey; Institute of Space Sciences, Magurele-Bucharest, Romania


Study of Negative Elements for Discrete Mechatronic Systems

Discontinuity, Nonlinearity, and Complexity 6(4) (2017) 503--511 | DOI:10.5890/DNC.2017.12.008

Andrzej Buchacz; DamianGałęziowski

Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Engineering Processes Automation and Integrated Manufacturing Systems, The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Konarskiego 18a Street, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland

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In the paper, the known problem of vibration control have been studied for elements which have defined configurations and connections of piezostack actuator with external electric network and can exhibits negative values. Depending on the phase of the synthesis process, used for the design of the mechatronic systems that have to comply with some given requirements, negative elements have been identified and described. Subsequently with the study on selection of corresponding negative stiffness and damping, presented in the graph form, optimal values for the systems can be compared. Following examples with selected calculations, the goal of this paper is to present limits and constrains that may support the physical realization, as well as applications of the considered systems.


This work has been conducted as a part of research project PBS2/A6/17/2013 supported by the National Centre for Research and Development in 2013-2016.


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