A Practical Mathematical Model for Nonlinear Hysteresis of Metal Rubber Isolator
The hysteresis dynamic behavior of metal rubber mathematically modeled with a practical method is studied, and the method of parameter separated identification is presented with details. Parameters of the model are identified with the test data of metal rubber, from which the theoretical loops are reconstructed, and the mechanism of the nonlinear damping behavior of the metal rubber is investigated. The theoretical loops and the experimental one are close to each other with satisfactory accuracy. The result shows that with the simple mathematical form and the satisfactory precision, the mixed damping model can be used effectively in practical engineering. This study provides a practical and effective method in modeling and the parameter identification of the metal rubber isolator.
Paul P. Lin and Chunliang Zhang
Y. G. Zhou et al., "A Practical Mathematical Model for Nonlinear Hysteresis of Metal Rubber Isolator", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 105-107, pp. 20-23, 2012