Piano acoustics

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Collaborators : Jin Jack Tan (PhD student, 2014-2017), Antoine Chaigne (IMSIA and Institute of Music Acoustics Vienna, 2013-2017), Cyril Touzé (IMSIA, 2014-2017), Patrick Joly (POEMS, 2014-2017), Xavier Boutillon (LMS, 2014-…)

  • Study of vibration localization in piano soundboards and its effect on acoustic radiation
  • Effect of double polarisation in vibrating piano strings due to nonlinearities and complex boundary conditions (ITN Batwoman)
  • Development of a sound synthesis CAD tool to help piano manufacturers design innovative soundboards (ANR MAESSTRO)

Related articles :

  • Chaigne, Cotté et R. Viggiano, 2013, Dynamical properties of piano soundboards, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 133(4), 2456-2466 [pdf].
  • Tan, Touzé and Cotté, 2015, Double polarisation in nonlinear vibrating piano strings, Proceedings of the Third Vienna Talk on Music Acoustics  [pdf]