This monograph seeks to strengthen the contributions of Polish scientists and engineers to the study of problems of mechanical vibrations and noise. It presents research covering such topics as: structural damping; internal damping in composite materials; and noise attenuation in working machines.

chapter 1|16 pages

Vibration damping – basic concepts

chapter 2|39 pages

Vibration damping by viscous resistance

chapter 3|27 pages

Vibration damping by dry friction

chapter 4|79 pages

Vibration damping by internal friction

chapter 6|25 pages

Vibration damping by structural friction

chapter 14|11 pages

Optimization of damping in machine dynamics

chapter 15|70 pages

Attenuation of noise in mechanical systems