This paper deals with active vibration control of two identical flexible structures arranged in parallel. One of the authors had presented a vibration control mechanism so that two or more structures are connected via non-contact actuators in which one structure is utilized as a reaction wall for another structure’s control mutually. However, in such a mechanism, the control performance reduces as the natural frequencies of structures become closer. In this report, authors present a modified mechanism in which actuators are connected to the structures with long arms so that the direction of vibration in a mode differs on each structure. In this way, the reaction force from the actuator on structure is introduced to another structure for dissipative force even if the properties of structures are identical. Computer simulation and control experiment are carried out and the effectiveness of presented mechanism is confirmed.

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