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Measurement of damping characteristics of steel plates

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Test overview

■ Purpose

To determine the damping characteristics of short steel plates and damping composite beams. (Reference standard JIS G 0602, JIS K 7391)

■ Measuring method

Suspended impact vibration method
The test specimen was suspended by a string and measured by impact vibration with an impulse hammer.

Suspended impact vibration method

Calculation of loss factor (η) for the suspended impact vibration method: Half width method