Mechanical dampers using piezoelectric composites

Yoji Suzuki, Kenji Uchino, Hironori Gouda, Masao Sumita, R. E. Newnham, A. R. Ramachandran

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New piezoelectric mechanical dampers have been fabricated using composites of piezoelectric ceramic:polymer:carbon black. Significant vibrational damping was observed in the composites with a ceramic volume fraction more than 50%. Damping characteristics are controllable by changing the conductivity through the carbon black concentration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1096-1098
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Ceramic Society of Japan. International ed.
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 1991

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    Suzuki, Y., Uchino, K., Gouda, H., Sumita, M., Newnham, R. E., & Ramachandran, A. R. (1991). Mechanical dampers using piezoelectric composites. Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan. International ed., 99(11), 1096-1098.