The use of high mass/low stiffness materials applied to panels, screens, ducts, etc to reduce vibration in regions of resonance or coincidence.
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Damping refers to the ability of an audio component to stop after the signal ends. For example, if a drum is struck with a mallet, the sound will reach a peak level and then decay in a certain amount of time to no sound. An audio component that allows the decay to drag on too long has poor damping and less definition than one wants. An audio co
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Damping refers to the ability of an audio component to stop after the signal ends. For example, if a drum is struck with a mallet, the sound will reach a peak level and then decay in a certain amount of time to no sound. An audio component that allows the decay to drag on too long has poor damping and less definition than one wants. An audio compon
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Dissipation of energy in a system, either through time or distance.Constrained-layer damperA treatment to control the vibration of a structure by bonding a layer of damping material between the structure`s surface and an additional elastic layer (that is, the constraining layer), whose relative stiffness is greater than that of the damping material
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The reduction of response at the resonant frequency through the use of a damping media such as oil. Usually specified as the ratio of critical damping.
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Diminishing the intensity of vibrations.
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Bringing a mechanism to rest with minimal oscillation; e.g., in echocardiography, electrical or mechanical loading to reduce duration of echo, transmitter pulse, and transmitter complex. ... Origin: M.E. Damp, poisonous vapor ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(damp´ing) steady diminution of the amplitude of successive vibrations of a specific form of energy, as of electricity.
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• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Damp
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in physics, restraining of vibratory motion, such as mechanical oscillations, noise, and alternating electric currents, by dissipation of energy. ... [3 related articles]
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In physics, damping is an effect that reduces the amplitude of oscillations in an oscillatory system, particularly the harmonic oscillator. This effect is linearly related to the velocity of the oscillations. This restriction leads to a linear differential equation of motion, and a simple analytic solution. The value of the damping ratio ζ determ
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Of or pertaining to the control of vibration by electrical or mechanical means.
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For floor vibrations, it is the rate of decay of amplitude.
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The physical touching of a component to arrest vibration.
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refers to the rate of decay or settling time of a signal.
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property of dynamic processes to subside NOTE - Cause of damping is dissipation, for example friction, resistors, or active by means of control.
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dissipation of energy of an oscillating system with time or distance
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Type: Term Pronunciation: damp′ing Definitions: 1. Bringing a mechanism to rest with minimal oscillation; in echocardiography, electrical or mechanical loading to reduce duration of echo, transmitter pulse, and transmitter complex.
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Loss of energy in wave motion due to transfer into heat by frictional forces.
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restraining the pitch, loudness, and/or duration of a drum beat.
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Damping is a technique in music for altering the sound of a musical instrument. Damping methods are used for a number of instruments. ==Guitar== On guitar, damping (also referred to as choking) is a technique where, shortly after playing the strings, the sound is reduced by pressing the right hand palm against the strings, right han
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A ski's resistance to sustained vibration, usually built into the ski with layers of shock-absorbing material.
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As Newton observed, an object once set in ,motion will keep on moving unless a restrictive counterfo
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reducing excess vibrations in the rod blank when unloading the rod during a cast. This causes fewer waves in your fly line resulting in more power and distance for less effort.
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reducing excess vibrations in the rod blank when unloading the rod during a cast. This causes fewer waves in your fly line resulting in more power & distance for less effort. Orvis use a proprietary damping material, called MVR, in the handle of the Trident Rods to accomplish this to a level not attainable by casting skills alone.
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