Rotating and vibro-impact Nonlinear Energy Sinks (NESs) have been employed for rapid and passive Targeted Energy Transfer (TET). Both have been proven to be efficient, shown high energy dissipation and have been tested experimentally. A novel type of NES that combines the two principles of nonlinear TET, rotating inertial coupling and vibro-impact, is numerically investigated on a 2 degree of freedom physical system. Two configurations of the new promising NES are considered via changing the location of the impacts. The optimized parameters of both configurations proved that high amounts of energy can be transferred from the primary system to the new promising type of NESs passively and rapidly.

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