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In most papers I search for benefits of active noise control, most of them contain one single sentence without explanation that ANC increased material durability and fatigue life. But why?

  • Context please? – Stavrosound Oct 3 '13 at 16:53
  • Additional benefits of ANC include: -increased material durability and fatigue life -lower operating costs due to reduced facility down-time for installation and maintenance -reduced operator fatigue and improved ergonomics -the compact size and modularity of active systems can provide additional flexibility in product design, even to the point of a complete product redesign – zahra Oct 3 '13 at 17:03
  • Active Noise Control FAQ, General Discussion – zahra Oct 3 '13 at 17:06
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Metal fatigue can be due to vibration. So I guess if you can reduce the vibration using ANC, the metal fatigue will be lessened, and thereby the durability will increase.

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    EMV is correct, even micro vibrations can cause fatigue in materials and active noise cancellation can help prolong the life of materials that vibrate. – user80 Oct 4 '13 at 12:19

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