normal mode

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normal mode

[′nȯr·məl ‚mōd]
(computer science)
Operation of a computer in which it executes its own instructions rather than those of a different computer.
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This partly explains why the presentation of the experimental results on vibrating systems is often confined to only the few lowest modes of vibration on the frequency scale.
For these samples, we were able to observe vibration patterns from some of the modes of vibration in a vacuum.
It is known that the amortizations had little influence on own pulsations and on their modes of vibration.
A piston vibrates the melt at different stages during cooling, according to modes of vibration programmed in a computer attached to the piston controllers (see section 3.
Khanna & Sharma [3] calculated frequencies for first two modes of vibration with parabolic thickness variation and bi-parabolic temperature variation.
The distribution coefficients for the natural modes of vibration are:
Phase difference between the channel signals should also be alternating, so that it would be possible to create different modes of vibration of the elements.
Some modes of vibration are preponderant moving on the vertical plane, others are on the horizontal plane and some are moving on both planes.
are characteristics of principal modes of vibration.
In machine diagnose the main characteristics offered by transfer function are (Sutter et al, 2005): dynamic rigidity or compliance, resonance frequencies, damping factor, natural modes of vibration.