Free and Forced Vibrations of Simple Systems

  • Thomas D. Rossing
  • Neville H. Fletcher

Abstract

Mechanical, acoustical, or electrical vibrations are the sources of sound in musical instruments. Some familiar examples are the vibrations of strings (violin, guitar, piano, etc), bars or rods (xylophone, glockenspiel, chimes, clarinet reed), membranes (drums, banjo), plates or shells (cymbal, gong, bell), air in a tube (organ pipe, brass and woodwind instruments, marimba resonator), and air in an enclosed container (drum, violin, or guitar body).

Keywords

Sine Compressibility Flange Acoustics 

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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas D. Rossing
    • 1
  • Neville H. Fletcher
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorthern Illinois UniversityDe KalbUSA
  2. 2.CSIRO Australia Research School of Physical Sciences and EngineeringAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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