Introduction to Modal Testing and Analysis
This two-day course is a great introduction to the principles of Modal Testing and Analysis, from basic definitions to advanced applications. The course focuses on practical considerations, and the concepts presented are demonstrated with live measurements on test structures. Featured topics include: Modal test preparation, excitation techniques, measurement best practices, results analysis and validation, Operational Deflection Shapes (ODS) vs Modal results, among others.
The course is directed towards anyone new to structural testing, but it is also a great refresher and it provides exposure to state-of-the-art tools for structural testing and analysis.