You are being redirected because this document is part of your ASTM Compass® subscription.
    This document is part of your ASTM Compass® subscription.


    Error Analysis of the Resonant Beam Rubber Testing Machine

    Published: Jan 1973

      Format Pages Price  
    PDF (292K) 10 $25   ADD TO CART
    Complete Source PDF (3.6M) 10 $55   ADD TO CART


    Dynamic analysis of the resonant beam machine is presented. Equations typically used to determine the dynamic properties of a rubber product are derived from a simplified model. A complex mathematical model representing a more realistic parametric system identification is formulated. Using the complex model as standard, the errors in the results from the simplified model are identified quantitatively, and it is shown they can be considerable. The sensitivity of the errors to the system parameter variations is also shown. These machine errors may be virtually eliminated by measuring the transmitted force and displacement across the sample.

    Author Information:

    Paul, A. S.
    Project Engineer, General Motors Corp., Milford, Michigan

    Hillberry, B. M.
    Associate Professor, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana

    Committee/Subcommittee: D11.10

    DOI: 10.1520/STP47382S

    CrossRef ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.