Nonlinear fractional calculus model for the viscoelastic material is examined for oscillation around the off-equilibrium point. The model equation consists of two terms of different order fractional derivatives. The lower order derivative characterizes the slow process, and the higher order derivative characterizes the process of rapid oscillation. The measured difference in the order of the fractional derivative of the material, that the order is higher when the material is rapidly oscillated than when it is slowly compressed, is partly attributed to the difference in the frequency dependence between the two fractional derivatives. However, it is found that there could be possibility for the variable coefficients of the two terms with the rate of change of displacement.

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