I am confused with this concept. So if a system possesses multiple possible eigenfrequencies (and therefore modes), how does the system "know" which eigenfrequency will it want to vibrate on? Does that depend on the initial condition you give the system? Is there any mathematical relation between the eigenfrequencies of the system and the initial condition that you apply?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Eigenfrequencies of a multiple DOF system

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