Mechanics of Composite Materials

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 269–276 | Cite as

Numerical-experimental investigation of resonance characteristics of a sounding board

  • S. V. Shlychkov


The paper presents results of numerical and experimental investigations into the vibrations of thin-walled structures, considering such their features as the complexity of geometry, the laminated structure of walls, the anisotropy of materials, the presence of stiffeners, and the initial stresses. The object of the study is the sounding board of an acoustic guitar, the main structural material of which is a three-layer birch veneer. Based on the finite-element method, a corresponding calculation model is created, and the steady-state regimes of forced vibrations of the sounding board are investigated. A good correspondence between calculation results and experimental data is found to exist.


dynamic characteristics finite element multilayered composite vibration spectrum spectral analysis thin-walled structure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Shlychkov
    • 1
  1. 1.Mari State Technical UniversityRussia

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