Effect of Damping on Asymmetric Systems

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Paolo Gallina

Department of Energetics, University of Trieste, Via A. Valerio 10-34127 Trieste, Italye-mail: pgallina@units.it

J. Vib. Acoust 125(3), 359-364 (Jun 18, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1569945 History: Received September 01, 2001; Revised January 01, 2003; Online June 18, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
Topics: Damping , Eigenvalues
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Grahic Jump Location
Mechanical example of a n d.o.f. system. Nonconservative forces that cause the mass matrix and/or the damping matrix to be asymmetric are not depicted in figure. A damping element can be inserted between two masses and/or between one mass and the frame.



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