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Journal of Vibration Testing and System Dynamics

C. Steve Suh (editor), Pawel Olejnik (editor),

Xianguo Tuo (editor)

Pawel Olejnik (editor)

Lodz University of Technology, Poland


C. Steve Suh (editor)

Texas A&M University, USA


Xiangguo Tuo (editor)

Sichuan University of Science and Engineering, China


Active Vibration Suppression of Rotor Unbalance through an Adaptive Control Method Based on Self-adjusting of PD Gain

Journal of Vibration Testing and System Dynamics 2(1) (2018) 69--81 | DOI:10.5890/JVTSD.2018.03.007

Jian-Fei Yao, Jia-Bao Dai, Liang Liu, Feng-yu Yang, Shu-cheng Gao

Beijing Key Laboratory of Health Monitoring and Self-recovery for High-end Mechanical Equipment, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, 100029, China

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The attention is confined to the vibration suppression of rotor unbalance in this paper. A method to control synchronous vibration due to rotor unbalance in rotor-bearings system is proposed which uses active magnetic actuator (AMA) to produce active control force to suppress rotor’s vibration. A model reference adaptive control strategy based on self-adjusting of Proportional and Differential gain is adopt for producing active electromagnetic force. First the model of rotor-bearing system with AMA and the ideal reference model are established using the finite element and the state space method. Then on the basis of PD feedback, the adaptive control of feedforward and unbalance compensation is considered. An active vibration control scheme for controlling transverse vibration of rotor due to unbalance excitation is designed. Finally, numerical example and simulated analysis for controlling synchronous vibration of rotor are carried out. The simulation results indicate that the proposed approach can effectively suppress the synchronous vibration caused by rotor unbalance using the electromagnetic force.


The research was supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (JD1713).


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