NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA/GSFC) has implemented force-limited vibration control on a controller which can only accept one profile. The method uses a personal computer-based digital signal processing board to convert force and/or moment signals into what appears to be an acceleration signal to the controller. This technique allows test centers with older controllers to use the latest force-limited control techniques for random vibration testing. The paper describes the method, hardware, and test procedures used. An example from a test performed at NASA/GSFC is used as a guide.

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