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Wind and Structures   Volume 2, Number 3, September 1999, pages 189-200
Non-spillover control design of tall buildings in modal space
J. Q. Fang, Q. S. Li and D. K. Liu

Abstract     [Full Text]
    In this paper, a new algorithm for active control design of structures is proposed and investigated. The algorithm preserves the decoupling property of the modal vibration equation and eliminates the spillover problem, which is the main shortcoming in the independent modal space control(IMSC) algorithm. With linear quadratic regulator(LQR) control law, the analytical solution of algebraic Riccati equation and the optimal actuator control force are obtained, and the control design procedure is loads demonstrates the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm in reducing the acceleration and displacement responses of tall buildings under wind actions.
Key Words
    structural control; tall buildings; wind-induced vibration.
Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Ave. Kowloon, Hong Kong

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