Non-Linear Viscoelastic Models
Viscoelastic effects are often present in loudspeaker suspensions, this can be seen in the displacement transfer function which often shows a frequency dependent value below the resonance frequency. In this paper nonlinear versions of the standard linear solid model (SLS) are investigated. The simulations show that the nonlinear version of the Maxwell SLS model can result in a time dependent small signal stiffness while the Kelvin Voight version does not.
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