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LMSC DAMMPS Program Status

Author(s): Hoskins, Warren
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles & Space Company
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EAB-1 to EAB-10
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Author(s): Wright Laboratory
Corporate Author: Wright Laboratory
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages i-xix
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Damping of Precision Metal Matrix Trusses

Author(s): Simonian, S. S.
Corporate Author: TRW
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EAC-1 to EAC-33
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Statistical and Worst Case Evaluation of Orbital Jitter Reduction Using Passive Damping

Author(s): Molnar, J.
Corporate Author: GE Astro Space Division
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EAA-1 to EAA-10
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Complex Stiffness Test Data for Three Viscoelastic Materials by the Direct Complex Stiffness Method

Author(s): Allen, B. R.
Corporate Author: CSA Engineering, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EAE-1 to EAE-14
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Development of Low Modulus Damping Material for Precision Mounting Platforms

Author(s): Kishenbaum, S.
Corporate Author: General Electric - Astro Space Division
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EAD-1 to EAD-10
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Direct Measurement of the Dynamic Material Properties of Polymers for Low Frequencies

Author(s): Macioce, Paul J.
Corporate Author: Anatrol Corporation
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EBA-1 to EBA-14
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Correlation of Complex Modulus Data by Direct Stiffness and Indirect Resonant Beam Techniques

Author(s): Jones, David I. G.
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EBB-1 to EBB-16
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Results of a Round Robin Test Series to Evaluate Complex Moduli of a Selected Damping Material

Author(s): Jones, David I. G.
Corporate Author: Flight Dynamics Directorate
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EBD-1 to EBD-18
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Constitutive Modeling of Nonlinear Damping Materials

Author(s): Sackman, Jerome L.
Corporate Author: University of California at Berkeley
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EBC-1 to EBC-15
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A Mathematical Framework for the Study of Indirect Damping Mechanisms

Author(s): Russell, David L.
Corporate Author: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, page ECA-1
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Techniques in Design and Using VE Dampers

Author(s): Tong, M.
Corporate Author: State University of New York at Buffalo
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages ECB-1 to ECB-15
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Modeling of Constrained Layer Damping in Trusses

Author(s): Slater, Joseph C.
Corporate Author: State University of New York at Buffalo
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages ECC-1 to ECC-8
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A Strong Criterion For Testing Proportionally Damped Systems

Author(s): Liang, Z.
Corporate Author: State University of New York at Buffalo
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages ECD-1 to ECD-18
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The PACOSS Dynamic Test Article

Author(s): Gehling, Russell N.
Corporate Author: Martin Marietta Astronautics Group
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EDA-1 to EDA-19
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Retrofitted Damping Treatment for a Three Stage Booster System

Author(s): Segalman, Daniel J.
Corporate Author: Sandia National Laboratories
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, page EDB-1
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Damping Design for a Disk Drive Head Flexure

Author(s): Austin, Eric M.
Corporate Author: GSA Engineering, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EDC-1 to EDC-27
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Damping Jet Engine Front Frame Struts

Author(s): Johnson, Vance

Corporate Author: General Electric Aircraft Engine Company
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EDD-1 to EDD-2
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Isolation Joint for Flexural and Compressional Isolation

Author(s): Wignall, AI
Corporate Author: Schlumberger Well Service - Engineering
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EDE-1 to EDE-8
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Laminar Blade Damper

Author(s): Koleda, Michael
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EDG-1 to EDG-29
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Experimental Study on Noise Reduction Due to Damping Treatments

Author(s): Okada, Ken
Corporate Author: AT&S Tohsho Engineering Co., Ltd.
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, page EDH-1
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Evaluation of Damping Concepts for Precision Mounting Platforms

Author(s): Hill, D.
Corporate Author: General Electric - Astro Space Division
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FAA-1 to FAA-16
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Synergistic Design of Passive Damping and Metal Matrix Composites

Author(s): Pinson, E. D.
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Inc.
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FAB-1 to FAB-11
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Integrally Damped Honeycomb Structural Concepts to Increase Noise Transmission Loss

Author(s): Newton, Jefferson F.
Corporate Author: Boeing Aerospace & Electronics
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FBA-1 to FBA-7
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Reduction of Acoustic Responses using Viscoelastic Damping Materials

Author(s): Chu, David F.
Corporate Author: GE/Astro Space Division
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FBB-1 to FBB-15
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Design Method of Damping Treatment for Structure-Borne Noise Reduction

Author(s): Honda, Iwao
Corporate Author: Mitsubishi Heavy Ind., Ltd.
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, page FBC-1
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Earthquake Simulator Testing of Two Damping Systems for Multistory Structures

Author(s): Aiken, Ian D.
Corporate Author: Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FCA-1 to FCA-13
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Correlation of Experimental Results With Predictions of Viscoelastic Damping for a Model Structure

Author(s): Soong, T. T.
Corporate Author: State University of New York at Buffalo
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FCB-1 to FCB-9
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Damping Capacity of Reinforced Concrete External Beam Column Connections

Author(s): Tsonos, Alexander G.
Corporate Author: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, page FCC-1
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Eddy Current-Based Vibration Damping for Aerospace Structures

Author(s): Goldie, James H.
Corporate Author: SatCon Technology Corporation
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FDA-1 to FDA-17
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The Absolute Value Modal Strain Energy Method

Author(s): Morgenthaler, Daniel R.
Corporate Author: Martin Marietta Astronautics Group
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FDB-1 to FDB-16
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An Analytical Model for the Vibration of Viscoelastically Damped Curved Sandwich Beams

Author(s): Rao, Mohan D.
Corporate Author: Michigan Technological University
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, paged FDC-1 to FDC-23
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Bibliography of Environmental Data-Measured in Flight

Author(s): Hain, R. F.
Corporate Author: Wright Laboratory/Flight Dynamics Directorate
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FDD-1 to FDD-22
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General Motion of an Inclined Impact Damper With Friction

Author(s): Bapat, C. N.
Corporate Author: The City College of the City University of New York
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FDE-1 to FDE-5
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Electro-Rheological Fluids Characterisation by Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis Under Applied Fields

Author(s): Wetton, Ray E.
Corporate Author: Polymer Laboratories Ltd.
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, page GAD-1
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On Piezoelectric Energy Conversion for Electronic Passive Damping Enhancement

Author(s): Edberg, D. L.
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages GBA-1 to GBA-10
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The Need for Passive Damping In Feedback Controlled Flexible Structures

Author(s): von Flotow, A. H.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages GBB-1 to GBB-12
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Passive Control of a Flexible Planar Truss Using a Reaction Mass Actuator

Author(s): Lee, David R.
Corporate Author: USAF Academy
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages GBC-1 to GBC-16
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Characterization of Viscoelastic Damping in an Antenna Structure

Author(s): Argento, James

Corporate Author: State University of New York at Buffalo
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages EDF-1 to EDF-14
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Modelling Of Nonlinear Dilatation Response Of Fluids Containing Columns - Plastic And Shear Relaxation Considered

Author(s): Wendlandt, Bernd
Corporate Author: Department of Defence, Materials Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages GAC-1 to GAC-9
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The Vibration Damping Effect of an Electrorheological Fluid

Author(s): Austin, Stephen A.
Corporate Author: Naval Underwater Systems Center
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3088 Volume II, pages GAB-1 to GAB-11
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SAVIAC: The Shock And Vibration Information Analysis Center


Corporate Author: The Shock and Vibration Information Analysis Center
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FDF-1 to FDF-22
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A Three Element Viscoelastic Isolator

Author(s): Simonian, S. S.
Corporate Author: TRW
Laboratory: Wright Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1991-08
Report Number: WL-TR-91-3078 Volume II, pages FAC-1 to FAC-23
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