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   Dynamic Measurements, Inc.

                                   MATLAB® based Data Acquisition Software for VXI Hardware

About Dynamic Measurements Inc.

Norman Olsen, P.E., is the President of Dynamic Measurements, Inc.  He has over 50 years  of dynamic measurement experience in both aerospace and commercial product environments performing product vibration problem identification and providing solutions.  He has performed dynamic measurements in the R&D laboratory, wind tunnels, in-flight and on factory floors.  Dynamic Measurements, Inc. welcomes the opportunity to work with you in solving your measurement and data acquisition problems.


BS in Electrical Engineering, Washington State University

Technical papers:

  • Favour, J. D.; Mitchel, M. L.; Olsen, N. L.  Transient Test Techniques for Mechanical Impedance and Modal Survey Testing.  Shock & Vibration Bulletin, Vol 42, Part 1, 1972 pp. 71-82

  • Jennings, W. P.; Olsen, N. L.; Walters, M. J. " Transient Excitation and Data Processing Techniques Employing the Fast Fourier Transform for Aeroelastic Testing.  Flutter Testing Techniques, NASA-SP-415, 1976, pp. 77-113

  • Olsen, N., Walters, M. “747 Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft/Space Shuttle Orbiter Mated Ground Vibration Test: Data via Transient Excitation and Fast Fourier Transform Analysis”  SAE Paper 770970 Nov 14-17, 1977

  • Imes, R., Jennings, W. P., Olsen, N. “The Use of Transient Testing Techniques in the Boeing YC-14 Flutter Clearance Program”  AIAA paper 78505, 1978  

  • Olsen, N., “Burst Random Excitation”, Sound & Vibration Nov 1983 pp 20-23

  • Olsen, N., “Excitation Functions for Structural Frequency Response Measurements”,  Proceedings of the Second International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL. February, 1984, pp 894-902

  • Olsen, N. “Using and Understanding Electrodynamic Shakers in Modal Applications  ”,  Proceedings of the Fourth International Modal Analysis Conference, Los Angeles, CA   February, 1986, pp 1160-1167

  • Potter,R. Olsen, N., “Modal Analysis for the Connoisseur “, Sound & Vibration, Jan 1988 pp. 18-25