Time-domain simulation of a guitar: model and method.

  title={Time-domain simulation of a guitar: model and method.},
  author={Gr{\'e}goire Derveaux and Antoine Chaigne and Patrick Joly and {\'E}liane B{\'e}cache},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  volume={114 6 Pt 1},
This paper presents a three-dimensional time-domain numerical model of the vibration and acoustic radiation from a guitar. The model involves the transverse displacement of the string excited by a force pulse, the flexural motion of the soundboard, and the sound radiation. A specific spectral method is used for solving the Kirchhoff-Love's dynamic top plate model for a damped, heterogeneous orthotropic material. The air-plate interaction is solved with a fictitious domain method, and a… 
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