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Perceptual thresholds for acoustical guitar models

Woodhouse, J and Manuel, EKY and Smith, LA and Wheble, AJC and Fritz, C (2012) Perceptual thresholds for acoustical guitar models. Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 98. pp. 475-486. ISSN 1610-1928

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Abstract

Synthesised acoustic guitar sounds based on a detailed physical model are used to provide input for psychoacoustical testing. Thresholds of perception are found for changes in the main parameters of the model. Using a three-alternative forced-choice procedure, just-noticeable differences are presented for changes in frequency and damping of the modes of the guitar body, and also for changes in the tension, bending stiffness and damping parameters of the strings. These are compared with measured data on the range of variation of these parameters in a selection of guitars. © S. Hirzel Verlag © EAA.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div C > Applied Mechanics
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 11:29
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2014 19:03
DOI: 10.3813/AAA.918531