2nd Cansmart Workshop
September 1999

Table of Contents

Sensors and Actuators for Active Noise and Vibration Control in Ship Structures.
10 pages
S. Koko1, A. Berry2, P. Masson2, U.O. Akpan1, L. Guertin1 and J. Szabo3
1Martec Limited, Halifax,  2 GAUS, Mechanical. Eng., Université de Sherbrooke, 3 DREA, Department of National Defence, Dartmouth.

Smart Structure Subsystems for Space and Terrestrial Applications.
10 pages
S. E. Prasad, R. Blacow, D. Waechter, Sensor Technology Limited, Collingwood, and C. Brunet, P. Maltais, M. Dubé, Canadian Space Agency, St-Hubert.

Active Vibration Suppression of a Smart Truss Structure.
10 pages
R. Bravo1, A. Vaz2 , S. Leatherland2 and M. Dokainish1
1Mechanical Engineering, 2Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton.

Preisach Modeling of Hysteresis in a Piezoceramic Actuator.
10 pages
H. Hu and R.Ben Mrad, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto.

Piezoelectric Actuation of Laminated Plates and Shallow Shells.
10 pages
H. Kioua and S. Mirza, Mechanical Engineering, University of Ottawa.

Complete Structural Intensity Control : Theoretical and Experimental Results in Active Vibration Control.
10 pages
P. Audrain, P. Masson and  A. Berry, G.A.U. S., Mechanical Engineering, Université de Sherbrooke.

Optimal Piezoactuators in Vibration Control of Smart Structures.
12 pages
A. Yousefi-Koma and G. Vukovich, Canadian Space Agency, St-Hubert.

Robust Control of a Flexible Beam using Smart Piezoelectric Films.
10 pages
A. Vaz1  and R. Bravo2
1Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2 Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton.

Development of High-Displacement and High-Force Actuators For Shape Control of Smart Structures.
6 pages
R.G. Blacow, S. E. Prasad, Sensor Technology Limited, Collingwood, and G. Vukovich, Yan-Ru Hu, Canadian Space Agency, St-Hubert.

Self-Tuning Multi-rate Control of Vibration.
10 pages
S. Renault and P. Micheau , GAUS, Mechanical Engineering , Université de Sherbrooke.

Fiber Optic Sensors for Structural Applications.
14 pages
N. Mrad, Institute for Aerospace Research, NRC, Ottawa, and W. J. Brock, Universite du Quebec, Hull.

Interaction of Heat Sources with Variable Material Properties in Shape Memory Alloy Actuators.
10 pages
J.J. Amalraj, M.G.Faulkner and A. Bhattacharyya, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

Application of Shape Memory Alloys as Space-Based Actuators & Mechanisms.
16 pages
S. R. Hamilton, D. Nikanpour and S. Lapensee, Canadian Space Agency, St-Hubert.

Gas Phase Silicon Micromachining of MEMS Devices Fabricated through an Industrial CMOS Process.
10 pages
P.Muthukumaran, I.Stiharu and R.B.Bhat, Mechanical Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal.

On the Smart Blade Structure of Aeroengine Compressors.
8 pages
Ogawa  Akinori, Hashimoto Ryosaku, and Zhou Fenghua, National Aerospace Lab., Tokyo, Japan.

Utilization of Smart Structures in Enhanced Satellites.
10 pages
R. Jassemi-Zargani, J.F. Simard, Space Systems & Technology, DREO, Ottawa and R.G. Blacow, D.F. Waechter, S.E. Prasad, Sensor Technology Limited.

Prediction of Shape and Geometry Changes with Temperature in Woven Fabric Composites.
10 pages
H. Nguyen-Hoa, Y. Baillargeon and T. Vu-Khanh, Faculté des Sciences appliquées, Université de Sherbrooke.

Wing Gust Alleviation using Adaptive Shape Control.
10 pages
A. Suleman, Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria and P. A. Moniz, A. P. Costa, Portuguese Air Force Academy, Portugal.

Controller Technologies for Active Control of Low Frequency Noise and Vibration in Ship Structures.
10 pages
U.O. Akpan1, O. Beslin2, D.P.Brennan1, P. Masson2 , T.S. Koko1, S. Renault2, and N. Sponagle3
1Martec Limited, Halifax, 2 GAUS, Mechanical Eng., Universite de Sherbrooke, 3 Defence Research Establishment Atlantic, Dartmouth.

Optimal Location of Constrained Viscoelastic Layers Using a Genetic Algorithm and a Commercial Finite Element Package.
10 pages
M. J. Potvin1, A. Ratle2, A. Émond1, X. Ambrosioni2, and O. Beslin1
1Canadian Space Agency, St-Hubert, 2Mechanical Engineering, Sherbrooke University.

Smart Structures Health Monitoring Using Transient Response Approcah.
10 pages
D.S. Necsulescu and R.F. De Abreu, Mechanical Engineering, University of Ottawa.

Fuzzy Finite Element Approach for Vibration Analysis of Imprecisely Defined Smart Composite Structures.
10 pages
U.O. Akpan1,  T.S. Koko1 and I.R. Orisamolu2
1Martec Limited, Halifax, 2United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, Connecticut.

Finite Element Modeling and Shape Control of Composite Beams with Integrated Piezoelectric Actuators.
10 pages
S. Hamdi, J. S. Hansen, J. J. Gottlieb, and D.C.D.
Oguamanam Institute for Aerospace Studies, University of Toronto.

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