Optimizing Sensor and Actuator Arrays for ASAC Noise Control

Dan Palumbo, Ran Cabell
2000 SAE Technical Paper Series   unpublished
This paper summarizes the development of an approach to optimizing the locations for arrays of sensors and actuators in active noise control systems. A type of directed combinatorial search, called Tabu Search, is used to select an optimal configuration from a much larger set of candidate locations. The benefit of using an optimized set is demonstrated. The importance of limiting actuator forces to realistic levels when evaluating the cost function is discussed. Results of flight testing an
more » ... ight testing an optimized system are presented. Although the technique has been applied primarily to Active Structural Acoustic Control systems, it can be adapted for use in other active noise control implementations. https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.
doi:10.4271/2000-01-1707 fatcat:mqs2sa2vkbfqxdmhwlrthqvjrq