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Experimental and Numerical Study on Dynamic Properties of Viscoelastic Microvibration Damper Considering Temperature and Frequency Effects

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Chao Xu

Key Laboratory of C&PC Structures of the
Ministry of Education,
Southeast University,
Nanjing 210096, China
e-mail: xuchaolove11@126.com

Zhao-Dong Xu

Key Laboratory of C&PC Structures of the
Ministry of Education,
Southeast University,
Nanjing 210096, China
e-mails: zhdxu@163.com; xuzhdgyq@seu.edu.cn

Teng Ge

Key Laboratory of C&PC Structures of the
Ministry of Education,
Southeast University,
Nanjing 210096, China
e-mail: seuergeteng@163.com

Ya-Xin Liao

Changjiang Institute of Survey, Planning,
Design and Research,
Wuhan 430010, China
e-mail: lyxviras@163.com

1Corresponding author.

Contributed by the Design Engineering Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL AND NONLINEAR DYNAMICS. Manuscript received February 24, 2016; final manuscript received August 21, 2016; published online September 16, 2016. Assoc. Editor: Corina Sandu.

J. Comput. Nonlinear Dynam 11(6), 061019 (Sep 16, 2016) (10 pages) Paper No: CND-16-1098; doi: 10.1115/1.4034566 History: Received February 24, 2016; Revised August 21, 2016

This work presents an experimental and numerical study on the dynamic properties of viscoelastic (VE) microvibration damper under microvibration conditions at different frequencies and temperatures. The experimental results show that the storage modulus and the loss factor of VE microvibration damper both increase with increasing frequency but decrease with increasing temperature. To explicitly and accurately represent the temperature and frequency effects on the dynamic properties of VE microvibration damper, a modified standard solid model based on a phenomenological model and chain network model is proposed. A Gaussian chain spring and a temperature-dependent dashpot are employed to reflect the temperature effect in the model, and the frequency effect is considered with the nature of the standard solid model. Then, the proposed model is verified by comparing the numerical results with the experimental data. The results show that the proposed model can accurately describe the dynamic properties of VE microvibration damper at different temperatures and frequencies.

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Fig. 1

Properties tests description: (a) configuration schematic (the unit is millimeter), (b) specimen photo, and (c) performance tests on the viscoelastic microvibration damper

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Experimental hysteresis curves at the same frequency and temperature with different displacement amplitudes: (a) f = 0.1 Hz, T=6 °C and (b) f = 10.0 Hz, T = 24 °C

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Experimental hysteresis curves at the same frequency and displacement amplitude with different temperatures: (a) f = 0.1 Hz, d = 300 μm and (b) f = 2.0 Hz, d = 100 μm

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Experimental hysteresis curves at the same temperature and displacement amplitude with different frequencies: (a) T=24 °C , d = 100 μm and (b) T=42 °C, d = 300 μm

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Force–displacement hysteresis curve of VE damper

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Experimentally measured dynamic properties of VE microvibration damper decrease with increasing temperature at different frequencies and displacement amplitudes: (a) and (b) storage modulus G1, (c) and (d) loss factor, and (e) and (f) energy dissipation Ed

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Experimentally measured dynamic properties of VE microvibration damper increase with increasing frequency at different temperatures and displacement amplitudes: (a) and (b) storage modulus G1, (c) and (d) loss factor, and (e) and (f) energy dissipation Ed

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Modified standard solid model

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Comparison of experimental and numerical results: (a) and (c) storage modulus G1 and (b) and (d) loss factor. The solid lines represent model calculated results, and the dashed lines represent experimental results.

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