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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5 to 7 show the influence of the speed on the amplitude of the first two modes of vibrations.
Similar results to those shown in Figure 3 were obtained for the other 8 modes of vibration considered on the simulation.
Since typical components involve many degrees of freedom, the component usually has multiples modes of vibration, as seen in the FRF in Figure 7:
Several frequencies were extracted for different modes of vibration.
Because Raman spectroscopy, like infrared spectroscopy, accesses fundamental modes of vibration, it is highly specific for chemical identification.
The influence of the thickness parameter is inherent at higher modes of vibration.
In this case, it is useful to quantify two aspects that may have led to failure: the relative magnitude of stress at points a and b with and without the crack; and the frequency of the natural modes of vibration.
When a cancer-specific marker binds to the disc, the uneven weight causes one of the modes of vibration to change in frequency, enabling the detection of tiny amounts of cancer specific marker.
Natural Frequency: The frequency of an undamped system's free vibration; also the frequency of any of the normal modes of vibration.
Consequently, the two nodes of the first in the series of these modes of vibration are situated at a distance of about 0.
The mode number is simply an integer that indicates the sequence of the observed modes of vibration of the membrane, Generally, for a given sample, the many modes of vibration can be seen with each mode occurring at a unique resonant frequency.