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Higher, Faster, Further

Reinhard Keck (IVECO MAGIRUS Brandschutztechnik GmbH), 
Christoph Lauterjung (IVECO MAGIRUS Brandschutztechnik GmbH), 
Oliver Sawodny (Universität Stuttgart), 
Nico Zimmert (Universität Stuttgart), 
Company: Universität Stuttgart, Germany
IVECO MAGIRUS Brandschutztechnik GmbH
Published: dSPACE Magazine 2/2009, Jul 2009

Turntable ladders nowadays are required to go higher, faster, further – and be safer. Lightweight construction is the key to achieving these goals. But there is a problem: The new lightweight ladders tend to suffer from bending oscillations. The Institute for System Dynamics at the Universität Stuttgart in Germany used dSPACE tools to develop an active damping control for the manufacturer IVECO MAGIRUS Brandschutztechnik.

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