In the context of jet engines, significant vibration damping due to dry friction can occur at (a) shroud interfaces of fans and (b) the platform of turbine blades fitted with “platform dampers.” Analytical and experimental studies in regard to this important source of nonaerodynamic damping of blade vibration are presented in this paper. Comparisons between results from analytical models and laboratory test data are made and discussed.

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