Publication
Title
Assessment of nonlinear distortions in modal testing and analysis of vibrating automotive structures
Author
Abstract
In this paper, new developments for the nonparametric processing of modal test data are presented. Classically, random noise signals are applied to deal with possible nonlinear distortions during frequency response function measurements of linear dynamic systems. However, the use of multisine excitation signals allows the engineer to control much more his experiments. First of all, the nonparametric estimation of multivariable frequency response functions can be more easily based on an "errors-in-variables" stochastic framework. In addition, the application of a well-chosen multisine excitation permits improvement of the data quality, as well as the detection, qualification and quantification of nonlinear distortions during FRF measurements. To make the presented techniques available for multi-input modal testing, attention is paid to the design of optimal multi-input excitations by maximizing the Fisher information matrix as well as minimizing the crest factor of the applied excitation. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Journal of sound and vibration / University of Southampton. Institute of Sound and Vibration Research. - London
Publication
London : 2006
ISSN
0022-460X
Volume/pages
293:1-2(2006), p. 299-319
ISI
000236814100018
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
Faculty/Department
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Publication type
Subject
External links
Web of Science
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Identification
Creation 04.11.2014
Last edited 04.11.2017