natural frequency


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natural frequency

[′nach·rəl ′frē·kwən·sē]
(electronics)
The lowest resonant frequency of an antenna, circuit, or component.
(physics)
The frequency with which a system oscillates in the absence of external forces; or, for a system with more than one degree of freedom, the frequency of one of the normal modes of vibration.

natural frequency

One of a number of frequencies at which a system or object tends to vibrate if subject to a mechanical displacement or impact and then allowed to vibrate freely.
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The natural frequency measurements exhibited good repeatability (N = 30), with an SD of 0.
Figure 10 envisages the variation of the fundamental natural frequency, depending on the speed and on the distance from the centre of mass to the fixing point of the basket, for a 0.
From the modal analysis the value of the first natural frequency is determined to be 17.
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The speed of this back-and-forth motion is the natural frequency of the glass.