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Characterization of magnetorheological elastomer (MRE) engine mounts

Ladipo, Ismail and Darsivan, Fadly Jashi and Faris, Waleed Fekry (2016) Characterization of magnetorheological elastomer (MRE) engine mounts. Materials Today: Proceedings, 3 (2). pp. 411-418. ISSN 2214-7853

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Abstract

This study presents simulation of Magnetorheological Elastomers (MREs) as engine mounts. A 4- parameter model is used to model the MRE mounts and the performance compared with passive or rubber mounts. Using relative displacements and force transmissibility at low frequencies and high frequencies respectively, the comparison show a 50% vibration reduction at resonance and varying degree of isolation at other broadband frequencies. Also by tuning the magnetic flux input, the MRE engine mounts can be used to further isolate vibration. These results suggest that the use of MRE as engine mounts deserves more attention.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5402/49731
Uncontrolled Keywords: Engine Mounts; Modelling; Smart Materials; Vibration Isolation; Magnetorheological Elastomer (MRE)
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL1 Motor vehicles
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Engr. Dr. Fadly Jashi Darsivan Ridhuan
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2016 14:14
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2017 17:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49731

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