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Acoustics of Wood

Benefits

  • Unique book that looks at the properties of wood in architecture, engineering, acoustics and musical instruments

  • Describes environmental acoustics and offers acoustics methods for the characterization of the elastic behaviour of wood and for the assessment of wood quality

Book

Part of the Springer Series in Wood Science book series (SSWOO)

Table of contents

About this book

Introduction

From the reviews of the 1st edition:

"It will surely remain the most comprehensive work in this field for a long time to come. It belongs on the bookshelf of every material scientist and structural engineer."

CAS Journal, USA

"...[T]he author has done an admirable job, collecting, organizing, and reviewing the disparate literature on most aspects of the Acoustics of Wood."

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, USA

Keywords

Akkustik, Holz Holz Mechanik, Holz Musikinstruments, Holz Ultraschall, Holz Wave acoustics instruments, musical mechanics ultasonic, wood ultrasound wood

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Centre de Recherches Forestières de Nancy, Laboratoire d’Etudes et Recherches sur le Matériau BoisInstitut National de la Recherche AgronomiqueChampenouxFrance

About the authors

2005 Silver medal "Société d'Encouragement au Progrès" Paris, France

1993-1994 cited in Who's Who - Publications Board

1999 Professor - honorific- University Transylvania- Brasov, Roumania

1978-2005 senior Scientist at INRA -Centre de Recherches Forestières de Nancy, France

since 1979- participation to numerous international conferences on nondestructive testing, ultrasonics, wood, musical instruments

- 1984 Ph D thesis - Dr. Ing. on "ultrasonics and wood" -Institut Supérieur de Matériaux, St. Ouen- Paris, France

1962 diploma on "wood mechanics " Polytechnic Institute, University Transylvania, Brasov, Roumania

Bibliographic information

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Reviews

From the reviews of the 1st edition:

"It will surely remain the most comprehensive work in this field for a long time to come. It belongs on the bookshelf of every material scientist and structural engineer."

CAS Journal, USA

"(...) the author has done an admirable job, collecting, organizing, and reviewing the disparate literature on most aspects of the Acoustics of Wood."

Journal of the Acoustical Society of Amerika, USA