Project "Optimal Damping of Vibrating Systems" funded by the Zeidler-Forschungs-Stiftung
In real physical systems, which possess elasticity and mass, dangerous vibrations are a typical phenomenon. For the majority of engineering applications, resonance and sustained oscillations can cause structural damage. The way to reduce that is through damping. Prof. Dr. Peter Benner's research group and a team from the University of Osijek (Croatia) are devoted to optimization of damping of vibrating systems. The Zeidler-Forschungs-Stiftung supports their research with € 50,000.
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