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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2009, Article ID 727385, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/727385
Research Article

Vibration Control of Manipulators with Flexible Nonprismatic Links Using Piezoelectric Actuators and Sensors

1Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Caxias do Sul (UCS), R. Francisco Getúlio Vargas, 1130, 95570-560 Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Sarmento Leite, 425, 90050-170 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Received 17 February 2009; Accepted 29 April 2009

Academic Editor: Mohammad Younis

Copyright © 2009 Valdecir Bottega et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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