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frequencies are compared in Table 1 below. The mode shapes of the flexible modes are also shown.

Table 1. Comparison of MSC/pal and STAR Modal Parameters Substructure #1 Mode No. 1 2 3 4

Analytical Modes Frequency (Hz) 577.2 978.1 1495.2 1721.8

Experimental Modes Frequency (Hz) Damping (%) 554.4 .57 1056.5 .38 1464.3 .16 1754.9 .24

Analytical Modes Frequency (Hz) 567.4 745.4 1484.2 1567.1

Experimental Modes Frequency (Hz) Damping (%) 607.4 1.12 795.7 .83 1693.6 .27 1749.1 .50

Substructure #2 Mode No. 1 2 3 4

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Paper 26 - Combined Testing and Analysis on a PC using MSC/pal and STAR  

This paper presents our recent experiences in the use of MSC/pal to model the dynamics of a structure, and in the use of the SMS STAR system...

Paper 26 - Combined Testing and Analysis on a PC using MSC/pal and STAR  

This paper presents our recent experiences in the use of MSC/pal to model the dynamics of a structure, and in the use of the SMS STAR system...