nonlinear damping

nonlinear damping

[′nän‚lin·ē·ər ′damp·iŋ]
(physics)
Damping that is not proportional to velocity.
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where [mu] is the scalar parameter indicating the strength of the nonlinear damping, and (12) is called the Van der Pol equation in the autonomous regime.
Therefore some authors are seeking to improve relatively simpler models of rotary systems and their elements by introducing and analysing complex matrix of nonlinear damping and stiffness.
In sections on vibrations systems, principles and guidelines for damping control, and the design of supplemental damping, they discuss such topics as the free and harmonic vibration of single-degree-of-freedom systems, linear proportionally damped multi-degree-of-freedom systems, principles of damper design, and nonlinear damping.
Yang, Cauchy problem for quasi-linear wave equations with nonlinear damping and source terms.
Automotive engineers will benefit from a new geometric and nonlinear damping feaure that will help them better design suspensions.