Vol. 13: Smart Structure

Build and demonstrate an active vibration-damping system in the form of a desktop "skyscraper" that uses integrated sensors, actuators, and electronics to cancel out vibrations.

By Steven Griffin

Photos by Steven Griffin

Illustrations by Nik Schulz



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Correction for page 137
The Smart Structure materials list incorrectly gives capacitor values in microfarads. It should have called for nanofarad values.


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