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Cement for passive damping
Author(s): Xuli Fu; Xiaohui Li; Deborah D. L. Chung
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Paper Abstract

Multifunctional concretes capable of both structural and non- structural functions are made possible by appropriate admixtures. The use of acid treated silica fume (15% by weight of cement), latex (20 - 30% by weight of cement) or methylcellulose (0.4 - 0.8% by weight of cement) as an admixture gave the vibration damping function (with loss tangent up to 0.18, i.e., up to 390% increase, and loss modulus up to 2.2 GPa, i.e., up to 2200% increase, at 0.2 - 2 Hz loading).

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Date Published: 16 June 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3327, Smart Structures and Materials 1998: Passive Damping and Isolation, (16 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.310707
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Xuli Fu, SUNY/Buffalo (United States)
Xiaohui Li, SUNY/Buffalo (United States)
Deborah D. L. Chung, SUNY/Buffalo (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3327:
Smart Structures and Materials 1998: Passive Damping and Isolation
L. Porter Davis, Editor(s)

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