Chimney Dampers

  • A. Stiegelmeyr
  • F. Pfeiffer
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 72)


Towerlike structures may be excited by wind and by Karman-vortices. Damping can be achieved by a package of plates being moved by a pendulum fixed at the upper end of the tower. This paper presents a theory to simulate such dampers and thus improve their development.


Tangential Direction Tangential Force Linear Complementarity Problem Coulomb Friction Compression Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Stiegelmeyr
    • 1
  • F. Pfeiffer
    • 1
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl B für MechanikTechnische Universität MünchenGermany

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