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# Questions tagged [frequency-response]

Frequency response is the quantitative measure of the output spectrum of a system or device in response to a stimulus, and is used to characterize the dynamics of the system.

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### How can the location of the resonant peak in RBJ's shelving filters be calculated?

I'm attempting to use the low- and high-shelf filters from robert bristow-johnson's Audio EQ Cookbook1 for a filter that will have a pronounced peak - high $Q$, with a range of up to +24dB. The goal ...
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### Applying zero-phase filtering in the frequency domain - also works in real-time?

In my application a filtering in the frequency space is desired. I designed two high-pass filters: $h_1$ Butterworth IIR filter, and $h_2$ FIR. I designed them using Python's ...
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### DTFT and Eigenvalues in frequency domain

Consider an LTI system with impulse response $h[k]$. Does the frequency response $H(e^{j\Omega})$ equal the eigenvalue corresponding to an eigensignal of frequency $\Omega$? So if I convolve an ...
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### Frequency response of a long signal

I am trying to get the frequency response of a system, so, in theory I would need to do: H = fft(y)./fft(x); I have measured the system with a long stepped sine ...
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### Constant Magnitude Chirp across audio band (Parseval's Theorem?)

I want to excite a loudspeaker with a constant magnitude chirp that sweeps across all frequencies in the audio band. I downloaded a test file from this Audio Check - High Definition Audio Test Files ...
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### Magnitude Spectrum of a Linear Chirp Signal

I am trying to understand intuitively the fft of a signal that changes in frequency in time. Suppose I have the fft of a linear chirp signal sampled at 1 kHz for 2 seconds. The instantaneous frequency ...
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### Why RHP zero phase is not 180° to 90°

The asymptotic phase behavior of an RHP zero is from 0 degrees to -90°, the mirror of an LHP zero. Graphically, I'm confused about why this is the case and the phase is not from +180° to +90°. See the ...
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### Adding noise to frequency response

I have the dynamics of a 2nd order system, mass-spring-damper for example, in the transfer-function format. For the analysis that I am doing, I am calculating the frequency response of the system by ...
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### Creating Bode Plot from Experimental Data

I have a blackbox system in which I can input a function and obtain the output signal (in MATLAB). I'm attempting to reconstruct a Bode diagram and have had success with the Magnitude plot, however, I'...
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### Pure Imaginary Poles (Why is it problematic?)

Consider the LCCDE : \begin{equation} \sum_{k=0}^{N}\alpha_{k}\frac{d^{k}f(t)}{dt^{k}}=\sum_{m=0}^{M}\beta_{m}\frac{d^{k}g(t)}{dt^{k}} \end{equation} Taking the Fourier transform on both sides, we get ...
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### Backward finite difference differentiation filter frequency response

As title says what would be frequency response of backward finite difference differential filter, or what would be error of this differential filter, analyzed upon frequency of a signal?
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### Get the discrete-time poles and zeros from continuous-time poles and zeros

How do you implement the following function: $$[Z^d, P^d, K^d] = \text{fcn} \,(Z^c, P^c, K^c),$$ where $Z^c = [z^c_m, ..., z^c_1]$, $P^c = [p^c_m, ..., p^c_1]$, and $K^c$ are zeros, poles, and gain ...
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### Where do harmonics come from?

At first, I thought harmonics come from the signal being periodic. However, we know a sine wave is also periodic but contains a single frequency and no harmonics. A harmonic for me is a component (...
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### 1/3 octave spectra from fft

I have got a signal in frequency domain. This is a frequency response function from software, so I can do nothing about it and have to leave it in frequency domain. I want to transfer the data to 1/3 ...
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### Transfer function estimation from frequency response

Let's assume that we know that we are dealing with a SISO second order system for which we have the frequency response (magnitude and phase for a known frequency range ω). What methods would people ...
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### I need to insert an underwater acoustic channel model to an existing code that compared between OFDM and GFDM

The acoustic channel model that I have will output the channel impulse response. However, my signal is modulated in frequency domain (by doing fft). Hence, I want to obtain a frequency response of the ...
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### Negative instantaneous frequency with hilbert transform using scipy hilbert

When I produce a chirp signal with a duration of 2 sec, sampling frequency of 200Hz, with frequencies ranging from 20Hz-100Hz, I get negative instantaneous frequencies using the scipy(Python) Hilbert ...
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### Determine group delay from the frequency response of FIR filter

I have a issue to find out, is there any way that one can determine a group delay from frequency response of the FIR filter. Let's say I have I type FIR filter with order of 51. Frequency response ...
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### What is the significance of the linear phase in the phase response of an M-point moving average filter?

I have plotted the magnitude and the phase responses of an M-point moving average filter, the following are the plots when M = 10: We can observe that corresponding to every lobe in the magnitude ...
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### Impulse Response of real coefficient, LTI System

I'm trying to obtain the impulse response $h[n]$ of a system whose frequency response is $H(e^{j\omega})=R(\omega)e^{-25j\omega}$. I believed that $h[n]=h[n-25]$, would be the correct answer, however ...
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### Does chirp have constant magnitude frequency response?

Pg. 223 claims so, yet my results via DFT differ: Is the textbook wrong? My attempted explanations: (code) DFT vs DTFT: "frequency response" is computed via latter. Still, DFT should ...
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### Filter H(z) manipulation frequency response changes

I'm trying to understand how altering the frequency response of a H(z) low pass filter, will visually alter it's frequency response plot. For example: by doing H(z^2), would the frequency response ...
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### What is the correct gain of an RRC Filter?

Breaking my brain all morning with this reading previous questions and googling ... I have made an RRC filter from the equation on wikipedia. It works fine and I compared it to commpy library in ...
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### SPL dB to voltage conversion misunderstanding

base on these links: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/96205/how-to-convert-volts-to-db-spl https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/302833/convert-digital-and-analog-values-to-...
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### how to find frequency response of microphone

hello I want to find the frequency response of a microphone. I give the input signal to my speaker and it produces a specific SPL with specific frequency. on the other side, I read the microphone ...
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### How is channel frequency response/channel state information related to free space path loss?

As we know, the path loss can be described by the equation as $$\frac{P_{r}}{P_{t}}=D_{t} D_{r}\left(\frac{\lambda}{4 \pi d}\right)^{2}$$ In the OFDM system, such as Wi-Fi, there are infinite paths ...
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