Frf,Modal analysis, Naturel frequencies

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Gloria on 30 Dec 2020
Commented: Gloria on 31 Dec 2020
I have experiment data for time depending force and displacement values.
I need to plot Displacement (dB) - frequency grapf. what should be my x-axis?
a = B1(1:50001,5:5);
ffa = fft(a);
F = B1(1:50001,6:6);
fff = fft(F);
aH =abs(H);
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Mathieu NOE
Mathieu NOE on 30 Dec 2020
your method for converting from time to frequency is not the best
consider using tfestimate
[Txy,F] = tfestimate(X,Y,WINDOW,NOVERLAP,NFFT,Fs) returns the transfer
function estimate as a function of physical frequency. Fs is the
sampling frequency specified in hertz. If Fs is empty, it defaults to
1 Hz.
you will get the frequency vector F that is your x axis vector
Txy is a complex (vector) that you can convert to magnitude and phase like a Bode plot

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Gloria on 31 Dec 2020
I appreciate your help, thank you!
It didn't work. I guess I have a mistake.
Txy values seem as a Nan+Nani
It is also good to know Fs can be 1 Hz. I also have data with 1 Hz
Y = B1(1:50001,5:5);
X = B1(1:50001,6:6);
[Txy,F] = tfestimate(X,Y,50001,[],[],Fs) ;
% to plot the magnitude plot you need to take the magnitude
Gloria on 31 Dec 2020
Thanks again, I am not familiar with frf. If you can help me for both sample , I appreciate ;
first column is force , second column acceleration and Fs is 1 Hz. I wonder this experiment sample because I always obtain frequency range from time_step^-1/2. If Fs is 1 Hz, how can I see acceleration for range of frequency?
For the second sample; 6. column is displacement and 7. column is force time step=0.0002; Length of data is=50001

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