Normal Modes

Some articles on normal modes, normal mode:

Matrix (mathematics) - Applications - Normal Modes
... The best way to obtain solutions is to determine the system's eigenvectors, its normal modes, by diagonalizing the matrix equation ...
Acoustic Resonance Spectroscopy - Theory - Vibrations
... Free vibrations are the natural or normal modes of vibration for a substance ... to make the analyte resonate beyond its normal modes ... ARS excites multiple normal modes by sweeping the excitation frequency of an analyte with no internal vibrations to obtain a resonance spectrum ...
... A normal mode of an oscillating system is a pattern of motion in which all parts of the system move sinusoidally with the same frequency and with a fixed phase ... The motion described by the normal modes is called resonance ... The frequencies of the normal modes of a system are known as its natural frequencies or resonant frequencies ...

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