In this paper, a novel strategy for structural vibration control of multi-structure systems is presented. This strategy pays particular attention to mitigating negative interstructure interactions. Moreover, it is based on recent advances in static output–feedback control, which make possible the efficient computation of decentralized velocity-feedback controllers by solving a single-step optimization problem with Linear Matrix Inequality constraints. To illustrate the main ideas, a local velocity-feedback energy-to-peak controller is designed for the seismic protection of a two-building system. This controller is remarkably effective and extremely simple. Moreover, it can also be implemented by a linear passive damper. To assess the effectiveness of the proposed controller, numerical simulations are conducted with positive results.
CitationPalacios-Quiñonero, F. [et al.]. Vibration control for adjacent structures using local state information. "Mechatronics", Juny 2014, vol. 24, núm. 4, p. 336-344.
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