Thickness Deformation of Constrained Layer Damping: An Experimental and Theoretical Evaluation

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Peter Y. H. Huang, Per G. Reinhall, I. Y. Shen, Jessica M. Yellin

Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-2600

J. Vib. Acoust 123(2), 213-221 (Sep 01, 2000) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1340625 History: Received May 01, 1999; Revised September 01, 2000
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Field and dimension variables of a constrained layer damping beam in the Mead-Markus Model
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Field and dimension variables of a constrained layer damping beam in the TD Model
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Schematic drawing of experimental setup
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The design of the cantilevered end for specimens
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RTD index for all specimens
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Theoretical FRFs for specimen S13 based on the TD model
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FRFs for specimen S11 and S13 (base beam)
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Comparison of theoretical (the TD model) and experimental FRFs for specimen S13 with 150 percent and 50 percent G2*
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Comparison of theoretical (the TD model) and experimental RTD for specimen S11,S12 and S13 with 150 percent and 50 percent G2*




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