Dynamics and Efficiency of an Impact Damper

  • Marek Lampart
  • Jaroslav Zapoměl
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 289)


The main aim of this paper is to focus on dynamics of the electromechanical system flexibly coupled with a baseplate and damped by an impact element. The model is constructed with three degrees of freedom in the mechanical oscillating part, two translational and one rotational. The system movement is described by three mutually coupled second-order ordinary differential equations. Here, the most important nonlinearities are: stiffness of the support spring elements and internal impacts. As it is shown in the main results, the impact damping device attenuates vibrations of the rotor frame in a wide range of the excitation frequency and the system is showing periodic and chaotic behavior.


electromechanical system inertia damper impact damper nonlinear stiffness impacts vibration attenuation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Lampart
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jaroslav Zapoměl
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics & IT4InnovationsVŠB - Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of MechanicsVŠB - Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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