Adaptive inertial shock-absorber

Rami Faraj , Jan Holnicki-Szulc , Lech Knap , Jarosław Seńko


This paper introduces and discusses a new concept of impact absorption by means of impact energy management and storage in dedicated rotating inertial discs. The effectiveness of the concept is demonstrated in a selected case-study involving spinning management, a recently developed novel impact-absorber. A specific control technique performed on this device is demonstrated to be the main source of significant improvement in the overall efficiency of impact damping process. The influence of various parameters on the performance of the shock-absorber is investigated. Design and manufacturing challenges and directions of further research are formulated.
Author Rami Faraj WMEiL
Rami Faraj,,
- Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering
, Jan Holnicki-Szulc
Jan Holnicki-Szulc,,
, Lech Knap IP
Lech Knap,,
- Institute of Automotive Engineering
, Jarosław Seńko IP
Jarosław Seńko,,
- Institute of Automotive Engineering
Journal seriesSmart Materials & Structures, ISSN 0964-1726
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishadaptive impact absorption, adaptive inerter, semi-active control, shock-absorber
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)40
ScoreMinisterial score [Punktacja MNiSW] = 40.0, 29-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) [Punktacja MNiSW (2013-2016)] = 40.0, 29-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor [Impact Factor WoS]: 2016 = 2.909 (2) - 2016=3.301 (5)
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