Research on a Composite Polynomial Model for Magnetorheological Damper


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The reported mathematical models of magnetorheological (MR) damper cannot make a good tradeoff among reflecting the damper’s nonlinear behavior and controllability. Damping characteristic experiments have been conducted on a MR damper. A composite polynomial model has been proposed integrating the experimental investigation and the polynomial model, in which the plot of polynomial coefficient vs. current is divided into two sections to reflect the property of the current saturation, meanwhile, the affections of exciting amplitude and frequency are considered in this model. The reverse model of the proposed model is easy to be obtained, so it is convenient to realize an open-loop control system to achieve a desirable damping force. The parameters of this model are identified using experimental data in a certain frequency and amplitude, as well as diverse currents. Compared numerical simulation with experimental data, it is verified that the proposed model can accurately predict the damping force without modifying the parameters of the model when frequency, amplitude and current changed.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 482-484)

Edited by:

Wenzhe Chen, Xingjun Liu, Pinqiang Dai, Yonglu Chen and Zhengyi Jiang




J. L. Yao et al., "Research on a Composite Polynomial Model for Magnetorheological Damper", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 482-484, pp. 843-847, 2012

Online since:

February 2012




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