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IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica

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Bingsan Chen, Chunyu Li, Benjamin Wilson and Yijian Huang, "Fractional Modeling and Analysis of Coupled MR Damping System," IEEE/CAA J. of Autom. Sinica, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 288-294, 2016.
Citation: Bingsan Chen, Chunyu Li, Benjamin Wilson and Yijian Huang, "Fractional Modeling and Analysis of Coupled MR Damping System," IEEE/CAA J. of Autom. Sinica, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 288-294, 2016.

Fractional Modeling and Analysis of Coupled MR Damping System


This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (51305079), Natural Science Foundation of Fijian Province (2015J01180), Outstanding Young Talent Support Program of Fijian Provincial Education Department (JA14208, JA14216), and the China Scholarship Council.

  • The coupled magnetorheological (MR) damping system addressed in this paper contains rubber spring and magnetorheological damper. The device inherits the damping merits of both the rubber spring and the magnetorheological damper. Here a fractional-order constitutive equation is introduced to study the viscoelasticity of the combined damper. An introduction to the definitions of fractional calculus, and the transfer function representation of a fractional-order system are given. The fractional-order system model of a magnetorheological vibration platform is set up using fractional calculus, and the function of displacement is presented. It is indicated that the fractional-order constitutive equation and the transfer function are feasible and effective means for investigating of magnetorheological vibration device.


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