Design Optimization of Dynamically Coupled Actuated Butterfly Valves Subject to a Sudden Contraction

In this effort, we present novel nonlinear modeling of two solenoid actuated butterfly valves subject to a sudden contraction and then develop an optimal configuration in the presence of highly coupled nonlinear dynamics. The valves are used in the so-called smart systems employed in a wide range of...

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Journal Title: Journal of Mechanical Design Vol. 138; no. 4
Authors: C. Nataraj, P. Naseradinmousavi, M. Krstić
Format: Article
Language: English
Published: 2016
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