Experimental verification of shock reduction achieved through non-linear localization

Xianghong Ma, Tariq A. Nayfeh, Alexander F Vakakis, Lawrence Bergman

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The concept of non-linear localization was applied to the problem of base isolation of a flexible structure subject to shock-type ground motion through a series of small-scale tests. Observed behavior was consistent with theoretical predictions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1177-1184
Number of pages8
JournalUnknown Journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Mechanical Engineering

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