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Wind energy resource development in Ethiopia as an alternative energy future beyond the dominant hydropower
Over the centuries, energy has been supplied by wood, coal, oil and natural gas, as well as by uranium. All these energy sources are limited and create pollution problems. This has led countries toExpand
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Multi-objective fuzzy optimization of sizing and location of piezoelectric actuators and sensors
This paper presents the multi-objective fuzzy optimization of sizing and location of piezoelectric actuators and sensors on the thin-walled composite beam for active vibration control, using theExpand
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Active vibration control of smart composite beams using PSO-optimized self-tuning fuzzy logic controller
This paper presents the optimized fuzzy logic controller (FLC) with on-line tuning of scaling factors for vibration control of thin-walled composite beams. In order to improve the performances andExpand
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Experimental studies on active vibration control of a smart composite beam using a PID controller
This paper presents experimental verification of the active vibration control of a smart cantilever composite beam using a PID controller. In order to prevent negative occurrences in the derivativeExpand
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Optimal vibration control of smart composite beams with optimal size and location of piezoelectric sensing and actuation
Control performances of smart structures depend on the size and location of the piezoelectric actuators and sensors as well as on the applied control algorithm. This article presents optimalExpand
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Determination of Stress Intensity Factors in Low Pressure Turbine Rotor Discs
An attention in this paper is focused on the stress analysis and the determination of fracture mechanics parameters in low pressure (LP) turbine rotor discs and on developing analytic expressions forExpand
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Fatigue Life Estimation of Notched Structural Components
This work considers the analytical/numerical methods and procedures for obtaining the stress intensity factors and for predicting the fatigue crack growth life of notched structural components. ManyExpand
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University of Belgrade Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Numerical and Analytical Investigation of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine
The majority of wind turbine research is focused on accurately efficiency prediction. This work highlights the progress made in the development of aerodynamic models for studying Vertical-Axis WindExpand
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COMPUTATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION INTO SUBSONIC FLOW AROUND A FINNED OGIVE CYLINDER
Experimental and numerical investigation into the flow around an ogive cylinder with fins (missile calibration model) was conducted for Mach 0.6 flow. The computational results were compared to theExpand
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