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Publications [#282489] of Lawrence N. Virgin

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  1. Begley, CJ; Virgin, LN, On the OGY control of an impact-friction oscillator, Journal of Vibration and Control, vol. 7 no. 6 (January, 2001), pp. 923-931, SAGE Publications [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/09/20)

    Abstract:
    An earlier paper by the same authors examined the dynamic behavior of an impact-friction oscillator. It was shown that a variety of highly complex behavior was possible including chaos, and the results of numerical simulation were verified experimentally. Because friction is so common in mechanical applications and has a relatively profound effect on behavior, it is logical to consider whether friction forces can be used to advantage in such engineering systems. The Ott-Grebogi-Yorke (OGY) method is used here to control the impact oscillator using friction force as the control parameter.

    Keywords:
    Friction;Vibrations (mechanical);Damping;Stiffness;Chaos theory;Degrees of freedom (mechanics);Computer simulation;