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Method for the determination of complex shear modulus of viscoelastic adhesives
Author(s): Peter A. Masterson; Ronald N. Miles
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Paper Abstract

Viscoelastic adhesives are commonly used as vibration damping treatments for mechanical systems. When using these adhesives, knowledge of the shear modulus and loss factor at a given temperature is essential. The standard method for determining shear modulus and loss factor yields values at only a few frequency points for any given temperature. The method presented in this report offers a continuous curve for the two material properties over a broad frequency range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 May 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2445, Smart Structures and Materials 1995: Passive Damping, (5 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208894
Show Author Affiliations
Peter A. Masterson, SUNY/Binghamton (United States)
Ronald N. Miles, SUNY/Binghamton (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2445:
Smart Structures and Materials 1995: Passive Damping
Conor D. Johnson, Editor(s)

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