Study on Cable-Stayed Bridge Flutter Active Control by a Single ADM
Wind-induced vibration of long span bridges mainly as flutter, buffeting and vortex induced vibration. Buffeting and vortex-induced vibration will not cause the devastating destruction of the bridge, while the chatter is the elastic system in the air of self-excited vibration, when the vibration system from the air flow in the absorption of energy and the energy is greater than the energy damping When consumed, they cause divergence of the self-excited aerodynamic flutter vibration. If the critical flutter wind speed is less than in the bridge office potential wind speed, the bridge flutter may occur caused devastating damage. According to modern control theory, a theoretical analysis is conducted on the active control of cable-stayed bridge flutter, it is established that the controlled equation of cable-stayed bridge controlled by a single active mass damper and the motion equation of a single AMD to determine the calculation method of the critical flutter velocity under the controlled status of the cable-stayed bridge. An example shows that a single ADM is a good means to prevent the flutter damage of long-span cable-stayed bridges.
S. Qi et al., "Study on Cable-Stayed Bridge Flutter Active Control by a Single ADM", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 383-390, pp. 5071-5075, 2012