Probability Functions and Amplitude Measures. Correlation and Spectral Density Functions. Single-Input/Single-Output Relationships. System Identification and Response. Propagation-Path Identification. Single-Input/Multiple-Output Problems. Multiple-Input/Multiple-Output Relationships. Energy-Source Identification. Procedures to Solve Multiple-Input/Multiple-Output Problems. Statistical Errors in Estimates. Nonstationary Data Analysis Techniques. Nonlinear System Analysis Techniques. References. List of Figures. List of Tables. Index. Glossary of Symbols.
JULIUS S. BENDAT PhD, is President of the J. S. Bendat Company, an independent mathematical consulting firm in Los Angeles, California. An internationally recognized authority in the field, Dr. Bendat has over fifty years of consulting experience in the formulation of mathematical models, the development of statistical error analysis criteria, and the interpretation of engineering results. He is the author of Nonlinear System Techniques and Applications and coauthor of Engineering Applications of Correlation and Spectral Analysis, Second Edition, both published by Wiley. The late ALLAN G. PIERSOL, PE, was president of Piersol Engineering Company. His consulting career spanned over fifty years and focused on a wide range of topics including the development of machinery condition monitoring techniques and the statistical analysis of all types of mechanical shock, vibration, and acoustic data. A Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Piersol is the coauthor of Engineering Applications of Correlation and Spectral Analysis, Second Edition.