Electronic Circuit Modeling and Analysis of Distributed Structronic Systems

  • H. S. Tzou
  • J. H. Ding
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 89)


Smart structures and structronic (structure + electronic) systems are recognized as one of the essential technologies of the 21st century [1]. Conventional techniques used in modeling and analysis of structronic systems involves 1) theoretical analysis, 2) finite element analysis, and 3) laboratory experiments. This research is to investigate the fourth modeling and analysis technique based on the electrical analogy, i.e., using electronic circuits and components to model distributed structronic systems. A generic distributed structronic control system is shown in Figure 1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. S. Tzou
    • 1
  • J. H. Ding
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, StrucTronics LabUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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