In this work we present a study of the characterization of an Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) using experimental modal analysis techniques. A medium-sized helmet was impacted at different location and the vibration response was used to estimate a global frequency model. This was achieved using the modal parameters of the local models obtained for a specific input-output location and combining them in a global model. The estimation of the frequency model was done using well-established least squares techniques, while the contribution of measurement noise in input and output was considered.

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