Is there a mathematical process for calculating an objects resonance?

1. Aug 30, 2010

Qaiphyx

^^^ Any way to get to it by using size / weight / etc.?

2. Aug 31, 2010

jerich1000

One way is to perform what's called a Modal analysis using Finite Element Analysis. Chances are you don't have $20k to buy the software and$6k for a good enough computer.

I suggest you google "Model analysis" and see if there are any published solutions for the more "canned" simple shapes. There may be closed solutions for shapes such as cylinders, square plates, etc.

3. Aug 31, 2010

Staff: Mentor

If the object is a simple shape, you can do that calculation by hand.

4. Sep 2, 2010