Damping Measures to Control Wind-Induced Vibrations

  • G. H. Hirsch
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 335)


The possibilities of passive and active control of wind-induced vibrations of structures in civil engineering are presented. The concept of control by means of mechanical and aerodynamic devices is discussed using results of theoretical and experimentel investigations (model tests and full scale examinations).

The effectiveness of structural control and the advantages and disadvantages from engineering point of view will be considered. Case studies will be presented.


Control Force Primary System Bridge Deck Passive Control Exciting Force 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. H. Hirsch
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  1. 1.Aachen University of TechnologyAachenGermany

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