A Note on the Estimation of Nonlinear System Damping

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P. J. Torvik

Air Force Institute of Technology, 1866 Winchester Road, Xenia, OH 45385

J. Appl. Mech 70(3), 449-450 (Jun 11, 2003) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1571859 History: Received March 26, 2002; Revised December 18, 2002; Online June 11, 2003
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