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Thread Subject:
fft plotting

Subject: fft plotting

From: Giorgia

Date: 24 Aug, 2012 15:58:07

Message: 1 of 1

Hi all,
I'm working with the FFT and I'm not really an expert. Once I compute the fft and the modulus(abs), now I'd like to plot the the modulus with the right values on the x-ass.

if I think of a code simple like this :

fs = 1/step; % sampling frequency (step = time sample)
y = fft(singal);
abs_y = abs(y);

1. knowing the sampling frequency how can I obtaing a proper vector to plot abs(y)?

it might be correct to do

f = 0 : fs/length(signal) : fs - fs/length(signal); ???
is this the same as doing as shown in the the matlab example?
f = Fs/2*linspace(0,1,NFFT/2+1)

2. I've seen in the matlab example for the fft, why the fft has been divided by the length of the signal?

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