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Name: Standing Waves and Wind Instruments
ID: m12589
Language: English (en)
Summary: The musical sounds of aerophones (woodwinds and brass) are created by standing waves in the air inside the instruments.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: aerophones, brass, harmonics, harmonic series, music acoustics, pipes, standing waves, waves, woodwinds
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.11 (history)
First publication date: Oct 25, 2004 8:56 am +0000
Last revision to module: Oct 1, 2011 3:31 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.13 Feb 15, 2013 8:29 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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took down call for research study participants

Version: 1.12 Jan 18, 2013 6:37 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added call for research study participants

Version: 1.11 Oct 1, 2011 3:31 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
link to blog

Version: 1.10 Mar 11, 2011 10:52 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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removed from survey

Version: 1.9 Apr 12, 2010 10:48 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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linked to survey

Version: 1.8 Jan 4, 2010 3:23 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.7 Aug 1, 2007 11:39 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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fixed error in animation

Version: 1.6 May 9, 2007 10:41 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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changed pressurewaves image to look OK in PDF

Version: 1.5 Mar 29, 2007 1:51 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added link to standing waves applet

Version: 1.4 Jan 8, 2007 2:54 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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updated links

Version: 1.3 Aug 24, 2006 10:22 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added figures and rewrote some text.

Version: 1.2 Jan 19, 2006 8:55 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added svg files

Version: 1.1 Jan 6, 2005 3:10 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
New module, formerly part of "Sound Physics, and Music"

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