So what really is a drive point FRF? Do you have to impact exactly at the same point?
The series, Modal Space—Back to Basics, features a variety of topics relating to modal analysis and its use for both analytical and experimental work. Some of the material presented here is excerpted from the multimedia format Modal Handbook on CD. Reader's questions regarding some common problems or misconceptions relating to modal analysis are welcome. These questions should be forwarded to Experimental Techniques, SEM, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. P. Avitabile (SEM Member) is the director of the Modal Analysis and Controls Laboratory and professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA.
No abstract is available for this article.