Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Acoustics and Vibration
Volume 2012, Article ID 681787, 19 pages
Research Article

The Dynamics of a Ringing Church Bell

Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK

Received 29 October 2012; Accepted 30 November 2012

Academic Editor: Emil Manoach

Copyright © 2012 J. Woodhouse et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. N. H. Fletcher and T. D. Rossing, The Physics of Musical Instruments, Springer, 1991.
  2. W. G. Wilson, Change Ringing, Faber, London, UK, 1965.
  3. F. H. King, J. W. McClenahan, and B. D. Threlfall, “The clappering of a bell,” The Ringing World, vol. 61, no. 2846, p. 744, 1965. View at Google Scholar
  4. C. H. Hodges, J. Power, and J. Woodhouse, “The use of the sonogram in structural acoustics and an application to the vibrations of cylindrical shells,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 101, no. 2, pp. 203–218, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. K. L. Johnson, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  6. N. H. Fletcher, W. T. McGee, and A. Z. Tarnopolsky, “Bell clapper impact dynamics and the voicing of a carillon,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 111, no. 3, pp. 1437–1444, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. Klemenc, A. Rupp, and M. Fajdiga, “Dynamics of a clapper-to-bell impact,” International Journal of Impact Engineering, vol. 44, pp. 29–39, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. J. W. S. Rayleigh, Theory of Sound, Volume 1, Dover Publications, New York, NY, USA, 1945.
  9. W. J. Stronge, Impact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  10. W. J. Stronge, “Rigid body collisions with friction,” Proceedings of the Royal Society A, vol. 431, pp. 169–181, 1990. View at Google Scholar
  11. D. J. Ewins, Modal Testing: Theory, Practice and Application, Research Studies Press, 2000.
  12. B. C. J. Moore, An Introduction to the Psychology of Hearing, Elsevier Academic Press, 2004.