ASA 129th Meeting - Washington, DC - 1995 May 30 .. Jun 06

2pED1. How musical instruments make sound.

Thomas D. Rossing

Phys. Dept., Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL 60115

Simple demonstration experiments help us understand how bars, membranes, plates, and air columns vibrate and how they produce musical sound. They also help us understand the physics of vibrations and waves.