Identifying and Tuning Lateral and Torsional Modes in Marimba bars

Jeff La Favre
(jlafavre@jcu.edu)

Description of some methods used in the study

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Part One - Establishing Tuning Standards (36 images, 1.17 MB total)

Part Two - Identifying and Measuring the Modes (38 images, 1.8 MB total)

Part Three - Tuning the Modes (13 images, 0.48 MB total)

Part Four - Lateral and Torsional Modes for Bars D4 through C7

Part Five - Additional Frequencies near the Fundamental Mode

 

 

 

Last update 4/6/07

© 2007 Jeffrey La Favre