Damping References


Structural damping depends on materials, joints, boundary conditions, friction, acoustic radiation, etc.  Damping may be nonlinear, increasing as the excitation and response levels rise. The damping for a given structure or component must be measured!  

But here is some empirical background data…


Damping Properties of Materials

Damping Cross-Reference

Damping Values in Aerospace Structures and Components

Free Vibration with Coulomb Damping

Damping Identification Rev A

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4 thoughts on “Damping References

  1. Outstanding assortment of technical documents and reports outlining all of the possible analysis techniques that one needs regarding damping! Thanks for all you do!

  2. Pingback: Material Damping | Vibrationdata

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