Optimal parameters of dynamic vibration absorber for linear damped rotary systems subjected to harmonic excitation


  • Vu Duc Phuc Hung Yen University of Technology and Education, Vietnam https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4898-6353
  • Tong Van Canh Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, South Korea
  • Pham Van Lieu Hanoi University of Industry, Vietnam




dynamic vibration absorber, torsional excitation, optimazed parameters, rotary systems


Dynamic vibration absorber (DVA) is a simple and effective device for vibration absorption used in many practical applications. Determination of suitable parameters for DVA is of significant importance to achieve high vibration reduction effectiveness. This paper presents a method to find the optimal parameters of a DVA attached to a linear damped rotary system excited by harmonic torque. To this end, a closed-form formula for the optimum tuning parameter is derived using the fixed-point theory based on an assumption that the damped rotary systems are lightly or moderately damped. The optimal damping ratio of DVA is found by solving a set of non-linear equations established by the Chebyshev's min-max criterion. The performance of the proposed optimal DVA is compared with that obtained by existing optimal solution in literature. It is shown that the proposed optimal parameters allow to obtain superior vibration suppression compared to existing optimal formula. Extended simulations are carried out to examine the performance of the optimally designed DVA and the sensitivity of the optimum parameters. The simulation results show that the improvement of the vibration performance on damped rotary system can be as much as 90% by using DVA.


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Phuc, V. D., Canh, T. V., & Lieu, P. V. (2020). Optimal parameters of dynamic vibration absorber for linear damped rotary systems subjected to harmonic excitation. Vietnam Journal of Mechanics, 42(4), 385–400. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7136/14897



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