# 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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### IIR: get magnitude and phase from coefficients

i'm trying to plot 1)the magnitude and 2)the phase response of an IIR eq with only its coefficients. i've found somewhere that one can find the magnitude response starting with the transfer function :...
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### Stability varying with order

I have been doing some research into modelling acoustic spaces, and (with help from this site) I've managed to take the frequency response of fibrous layer model, convert it to a reflection response ...
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### Least-squares digital IIR filter design (with arbitrary responses)

I'm studying the IIR filter design that is described in the book: Algorithms for the constrained design of digital filters with arbitrary phase and magnitude responses. You can get the code at page ...
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### Berchin's FDLS arbitrary filter design algorithm

I'm trying to use Berchin's FDLS methods (for those that don't know what it is, it's a way to design arbitrary magnitude and phase of an IIR Eq) I tried different things but neither gave me what i ...
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### What is the meaning of a Nyquist diagram in a vibration signal

I need to analyze some vibration data from accelerometers (g-Hz) but I don't quite understand the meaning of each component that the registered signal contains. Basically it is Magnitude and Phase. I'...
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### How poles are related to frequency response

I have recently fallen into fallacy, considering pole s=1 as there is infinite response at frequency 1. Yet, response was only 1. Now, can you derive the frequency response, given the poles? ...
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### what is the frequency response?

I try to work out the simplest system, whose response is $H(z) = 1 + cz + c^2z^2 + c^3z^3 + \cdots = 1 / (1-cz)$ Now, Z-transform done quick (Fourier connection) and 4.5 Transfer Function, Poles and ...
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### Frequency response of system with feedback and feedforward co-efficients?

For seismological application, I am playing with an elliptical filter, and once I have both sets of feedback and feedforward co-efficients, how do I make it so that I can plot the frequency response ...
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### Gain function calculation (frequency response)

Define moving average process $y_t := 0.5 x_t + 0.5 x_{t-1}$ where $x_t := e^{i2 \pi t}$. Its frequency response is then: $$H(f) = 0.5 + 0.5 e^{-i2\pi f}$$ Recall that the frequency response in ...
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### Multiple filters or not?

I'm processing audio signal sampled at 44.1 kHz. After some other processing, I need to filter the signal between ~5-50 Hz. Achieving this for a signal with such a high sampling frequency appears to ...
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### Finding the frequency response of a filter defined as a Z-domain transfer function

I am software engineer studying DSP on my own. I came across this question in a graduate textbook and am not sure how to proceed. ...
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### Digital control: Exercise solution

Can you help me (show me how) to solve the following exercise? For the process with transfer function $G(s)=e^{-2s}/(s+1)$ design a digital controller with sampling time $T_{s} = 1$ that meets the ...
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### Impulse Response Question

For the differential equation $$\frac{d^2y(t)}{dt^2}+\frac{3dy(t)}{dt} + 2y = x(t),$$ I was able to find the frequency response as $$H(j\omega)= \frac{1}{-\omega^2+3j\omega+2}.$$ However, I am not ...
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### Frequency response of Low pass filter and High pass filter

The transfer function of a Low pass filter is H(w). From this I want to develop a high Pass filter. I read in DSP by Proakis, Sec 4.5, that the high pass filter can be obtained by translating H(w) by ...
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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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### Help me understand this simple code snippet to get the magnitude frequency response

I inherited the following FFT code to get the magnitude frequency response of a sample window. I understand what fft() does. What I don't understand are the lines marked with a "???". What do they do? ...
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### Why are there comb-like hills in a periodogram?

I am playing with the periodogram of MATLAB. I created a simple script to observe how it behaves: ...
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### What is meant by a system's “impulse response” and “frequency response?”

Can anyone state the difference between frequency response and impulse response in simple English?