Thermoelastic damping in contour-mode in-plane vibrations of rings, disks, and elliptical plates is investigated on various size scales, using a reduced finite element formulation. The Fourier scheme is applied to the axisymmetric geometries including circular rings and disks, and is found to be remarkably efficient in searching solutions. The numerical accuracy is further improved by the implementation of quadratic interpolation functions. The computational results are validated by comparing with the commercial software packages as well as the existing analytical solutions in literature. For resonators of elliptical shapes, the dominant frequency has a weak dependence on the geometric aspect ratio γ, whereas the effect of γ on the quality factor (Q value) is much stronger and the peak Q value of the leading mode consistently occurs in the vicinity of γ=1.42.

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