Study on the Soft Suspension Behavior for Aircraft Ground Vibration Test Set-Up

  • Antonio Almeida GiacominEmail author
  • Airton Nabarrete
  • Marcelo Camilo Alves Costa
  • Tatiana Chloe Digou
Conference paper
Part of the Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series book series (CPSEMS)


The influence of the aircraft boundary conditions when setting a Ground Vibration test is always an issue. As aircrafts designs are becoming bigger is size and weight, the challenge in developing test set-ups for a successful GVT also increases. These challenges include not only the mechanical design of test devices, but also the goal to have the test performed in a shorter time, and with limited budget. Embraer decided years ago to have reliable device, which could duplicate the aircraft boundary condition, allowing at the same time fast test set-up and fast dismount. Even though, that design was modified and some opportunities had to be evaluated. This paper shows the conclusions of some variations on actual aircraft GVT set-ups, as well as studies performed in a small aircraft- like structure.


Aircraft GVT Vibration Test Set-up 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Almeida Giacomin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Airton Nabarrete
    • 2
  • Marcelo Camilo Alves Costa
    • 1
  • Tatiana Chloe Digou
    • 3
  1. 1.Embraer S.A.São José dos CamposBrazil
  2. 2.Instituto Tecnologico de AeronauticaSão José dos CamposBrazil
  3. 3.Institut superieur de l aeronautique et de l espace, University in ToulouseToulouseFrance

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