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Shock and Vibration
Volume 2016, Article ID 2959763, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2959763
Research Article

Performance Analysis of a Magnetorheological Damper with Energy Harvesting Ability

1Key Laboratory of Conveyance and Equipment, The Ministry of Education, East China Jiaotong University, Nanchang, Jiangxi 330013, China
2School of Mechanical, Materials and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia

Received 18 May 2016; Accepted 11 July 2016

Academic Editor: Londono Monsalve

Copyright © 2016 Guoliang Hu 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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