damped oscillation

damped oscillation

[¦dampt ‚äs·ə′lā·shən]
(physics)
Any oscillation in which the amplitude of the oscillating quantity decreases with time. Also known as damped vibration.
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The simulation results can be expressed as the coordinated control of PSS and LOC made faster oscillations are damped oscillation damping and transient stability of power system dynamics quickly recover.
5] is less than and equal to 138, the metabolite concentrations exhibit damped oscillation, whose numbers of oscillation increase with increasing [v.
A very useful device that is almost unknown in the United States, but has long been used in Japan is the FDOM (free damped oscillation method, also called pendulum-damping).
damped oscillation when the house is excited by the NS component of the "El Centro" earthquake), the quantity of the SMA required to build the dampers and its cost (only raw SMA cost).
An instrument that is almost unknown in the United States, but well-suited to following changes in glass transition, is the Rheovibron DDV-OPA III, often called the F-DOM (free damped oscillation method).
Coverage progresses from simple harmonic motion and damped oscillations, through Fourier analysis, traveling waves, and waves at interfaces.
The transition from non-uniform initial voltage distribution to final uniform distribution takes place through a series of damped oscillations between capacitive and inductive networks.
We conclude that damped oscillations of a rolling pendulum are a feasible way of studying the effects on rolling friction of rubber damping properties, surface irregularities in the roller and/or the rubber surface, and the effect of different levels of adhesion, although considerable work remains to be done.
Plots of the autoregressive coefficients quantifying direct and delayed density dependence for the total population, and for males and females separately, indicated that all 3 segments of the population displayed damped oscillations (Fig.