4.2.11. Structural Control (SrvD)

The Structural Control module within ServoDyn is used to simulate tuned mass dampers and tuned liquid column dampers. This module also provides an option for applying a force time series load at the location of the Structural Control node.

The location of the StC node is given in the main ServoDyn input file (see Section and Section These may be mounted at the nacelle, tower, blade, or platform. Multiple StC’s may be placed at each location, each with it’s own input file. Output channels from the StC module are handled by ServoDyn (see Section for details).