Accession Number : ADP004697

Title :   Friction Damping Studies at Imperial College,

Corporate Author : IMPERIAL COLL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Beards,C. F.

Report Date : NOV 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Force transfer by friction between joint elements, energy dissipation mechanisms, friction damping in joints and the effects of increased joint damping on the vibration response of structures are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *DAMPING, *FRICTION, DYNAMIC LOADS, JOINTS, STRUCTURAL RESPONSE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE