Shock and Vibration

Shock and Vibration / 2009 / Article

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Volume 16 |Article ID 624170 |

Nader Vahdati, Mehdi Ahmadian, "Hybrid Secondary Suspension Systems", Shock and Vibration, vol. 16, Article ID 624170, 14 pages, 2009.

Hybrid Secondary Suspension Systems

Received26 Apr 2005
Revised22 Jul 2008


Passive fluid mounts are used in the fixed wing applications as engine mounts. The passive fluid mount is placed in between the engine and the fuselage to reduce the cabin's structure- borne noise and vibration generated by the engine.To investigate the benefits of passive fluid mounts used in conjunction with tuned vibration absorbers (TVA), a simple mathematical model is developed. This mathematical model includes the mathematical model of a passive fluid mount, a TVA, and a spring representing the fuselage structure. The simulation results indicate that when passive fluid mounts are used in conjunction with TVAs, an active suspension system behavior is nearly created.

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