1. The vibration modulus and resilience are independent of the frequency of vibration if the temperature is constant. 2. The internal friction is approximately inversely proportional to the frequency. 3. The modulus decreases as temperature increases. Curves for synthetic stocks at high temperatures are not very different from those of rubber at low temperatures. 4. Resilience rises linearly with temperature. Rubber shows a transition from one slope to another at about 25° C. 5. The dependence of the internal friction of rubber and similar materials on temperature follows the same exponential law as the viscosity of liquids. At certain critical temperatures sudden changes occur in the cohesive forces, which cause a transition from one curve to another. For the natural rubber sample this occurs at about 17° C. 6. The amplitude of vibration has a large inverse effect on the modulus and friction, which cannot be explained by the temperature rise of the sample due to heat generated in it. The effect may be due to nonlinearity of the stress-strain curves. 7. Modulus and friction are affected by temperature in the same way, indicating the dependence of both on some fundamental characteristic of the molecular structure. Natural rubber requires two straight lines for representation on the modulus-friction plot, the junction occurring at about 25° C.

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