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Content: Sound and vibration damping with polymers : basic viscoelastic definitions and concepts / L.H. Sperling -- Relation of polymer chemical composition to acoustic damping / Bruce Hartmann -- Comparison of the complex dynamic modulus as measured by three apparatus / James J. Dlubac, Gilbert F. Lee, James V. Duffy, Richard J. Deigan, and John D. Lee -- Dynamic mechanical testing : application of polymer development to constrained-layer damping / Rodger N. Capps and Linda L. Beumel -- Direct method for measuring the dynamic shear properties of damping polymers / S.S. Sattinger -- Fourier transform mechanical analysis and phenomenological representation of viscoelastic material behavior / S.N. Ganeriwala and H.A. Hartung -- Extrapolating viscoelastic data in the temperature-frequency domain / Peter T. Weissman and Richard P. Chartoff -- Selecting damping materials from differential scanning calorimetry glass-transition data / A.K. Sircar and Michael L. Drake -- Emission of acoustic waves from polymers under stress : rheo-photoacoustic Fourier transform-IR spectroscopy / Marek W. Urban and William F. McDonald -- Mechanisms of sound attenuation in materials / Jacek Jarzynski -- Acoustic coatings for water-filled tanks / Robert D. Corsaro, Joel F. Covey, Rose M. Young, and Gregory Spryn -- Acoustic wave propagation in materials with inclusions or voids / W.M. Madigosky and K.P. Scharnhorst -- Guided-wave-tube technique for materials characterization / R. Harrison -- Numerical simulation of acoustic response of discontinuous viscoelastic fluids / B.C.H. Wendlandt -- Dynamic mechanical properties of poly(tetramethylene ether) glycol polyurethanes : effect of diol-chain extender structure / James V. Duffy, Gilbert F. Lee, John D. Lee, and Bruce Hartmann -- Damping in polydienes / C. Michael Roland and Craig A. Trask -- Requirements imposed on polymeric materials by structural damping applications / Edward M. Kerwin, Jr. and Eric E. Ungar -- General approach to damping design / Michael L. Drake -- Interpenetrating polymer networks : an overview / R.B. Fox, J.J. Fay, Usman Sorathia, and L.H. Sperling -- Acoustical properties of some interpenetrating network polymers : urethane-epoxy networks / R.Y. Ting, Rodger N. Capps, and D. Klempner -- Advanced damping materials for marine applications / Usman Sorathia, William Yeager, and Timothy Dapp -- Synthesis of composite latex particles and their role in sound and vibration damping / D.A. Greenhill, D.J. Hourston, and J.A. Waters -- Cross-poly(vinyl methyl ether)-inter-cross-polystyrene interpenetrating polymer networks : loss modulus and damping behavior / J.J. Fay, C.J. Murphy, D.A. Thomas, and L.H. Sperling -- Vinyl compound and phenolic interpenetrating polymer networks : synthesis and properties / K. Yamamoto and A. Takahashi -- Dynamic mechanical response of in situ polyurethane-poly(methyl methacrylate) interpenetrating polymer networks : influence of kinetics of formation / M.T. Tabka, J.M. Widmaier, and G.C. Meyer.