damping factor


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damping factor

[′dam·piŋ ‚fak·tər]
(physics)
The ratio of the logarithmic decrement of any underdamped harmonic motion to its period. Also known as damping coefficient.
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To manage the vibrations produced due to these factors and enhance the damping factor of the car, various types of suspension systems are used.
s] are the spring constant and damping factor of the suspension, and [k.
The structural damping factor [zeta], as a function of the natural circular frequency [[omega].
ii) damping factor ([xi]), as average of the values obtained by the logarithmic decrement of damping considering the decay experimentally measured in different cycles;
To solve this problem, a velocity damping factor was developed in [18]:
The metal surface acts as a damping factor during half the period of the rotational sequence; the rotation measurement is carried out by detecting the different attenuation factors.
the damping factor estimated from the first and second minimum of the differentiated pressure signal;
As soon as the SiC particles were doped into the MREs, the damping factor sharply increased in comparison to the nonstrengthened MRE.
The damping factor of the floors is studied in [9] at a frequency of 1.
These aircraft have a low damping factor at speeds above Mach 0.