Physics of Percussion Instruments Drum Shell Bearing Edges Final Talk. Eric Macaulay Prof. Steve Errede Department of Physics University of Illinois August 8, 2003 [email protected] Overview. Motivation Methods Results. Motivation. Understanding more about drums
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Department of Physics
University of Illinois
August 8, 2003
A - Single 45º
B - Single 45º w/round-over
C - Double 45º
Drum Dial (left) measures head tension at each lug.
Drum Torque measures torque of each tension rod
Head FFT with Chebyshev Filter of First Harmonic
The double 45 degree bearing edge appears to be better and transferring energy
More evidence is required
Special thanks to Prof. Steve Errede
Dennis at Phattie Drums