Vibration Absorbers & Tuned Mass Dampers

TMD

A vibration absorber is a tuned spring-mass system which reduces the vibration of a harmonically excited system.

Here is a paper for an applied force:  Vibration Absorber

Here is a Matlab script and its supporting function:  vibration_absorber_trans.m

mratio.m

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Here is a paper for base excitation: Vibration Absorber Base Excitation

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See also:

The London Millennium Bridge Vibration

Taipei 101 Building Tuned Mass Damper

The Citicorp Building Tuned Mass Damper

– Tom Irvine

2 thoughts on “Vibration Absorbers & Tuned Mass Dampers

  1. Dear Mr Tom,

    What about a TMD submitted to a base displacement of the form of a sine function with constant amplitude?
    Kindest regards

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