International Applied Mechanics

, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 422–431 | Cite as

Effectiveness of a Roller Damper in Suppressing Conductor Galloping

  • V. P. Legeza

A new method to suppress conductor galloping with a roller damper as a component of a vibration isolation system is proposed. The dynamic behavior of the system is mathematically modeled taking into account the turn of the system together with damper due to the vertical deviation of the insulator set. The frequency response equation of the system is derived using a linear problem statement. A combined numerical/graphical method to tune the roller damper in frequency and amplitude is proposed. The roller damper provides a good damping effect by reducing the angle of deviation of the insulator chain by 80%


vibration isolation system roller damper cable galloping suppression deviation of insulator set frequency response tuning parameters damping effect 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”KyivUkraine

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