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Contacts

  • Institute Director
    Charles Farrar
    (505) 663-5330
  • UCSD EI Director
    Michael Todd
    (858) 534-5951
  • Institute Office Manager
    Jutta Kayser
    (505) 663-5649

Conversion Instructions

  1. To convert a .dat file to universal file format:

- Run the DOS program sdfto58.exe

        At the command prompt, type:

o      Sdfto58.exe filename.dat filename.unv

The .unv file contains the Frequency Response, Coherence, Input, Output, and Cross PSDs, and the Time histories of each channel recorded.

 
  1. To convert a .tim file to universal file format:

- Run the DOS program sdfto58.exe

      At the command prompt, type:

o      Sdftoasc.exe filename.tim filename.unv /r:0-8,c /s:0-31

- The .unv file contains 9 columns of data. The first column is the input time history of the force transducer and the remaining 8 columns are the acceleration time histories of the 8 masses.

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