Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 36, Issue 24, pp 5733–5737

Review: Materials for vibration damping

  • D. D. L. Chung

DOI: 10.1023/A:1012999616049

Cite this article as:
Chung, D.D.L. Journal of Materials Science (2001) 36: 5733. doi:10.1023/A:1012999616049


Materials for vibration damping, including metals, polymers, cement and their composites, are reviewed. Metals and polymers are dominant due to their viscoelasticity. Damping enhancement mainly involves microstructural design for metals, interface design for polymers and admixture use for cement.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. D. L. Chung
    • 1
  1. 1.Composite Materials Research Laboratory, StateUniversity of New York at BuffaloBuffaloUSA