[Univ of Cambridge][Dept of Engineering]

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Professor Jim Woodhouse


Jim Woodhouse
Emeritus Professor (Joined 1985, retired 2018)

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Selected recent publications:

See my gradually-developing e-book on the acoustics of musical instruments: Euphonics.org


The landscape of nonlinear structural dynamics: an introduction.  T. Butlin, J. Woodhouse and A.R. Champneys.   Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. London A 373, ID 20140400, (2015). 


The acoustics of the violin: a review  J. Woodhouse.   Reports on Progress in Physics 77, 115901, (2014). 


The frequency response of dynamic friction: Enhanced rate-and-state models  A. Cabboi, T. Putelat and J. Woodhouse.   J. Mech. Phys. Solids 92, 210-236, (2016). DOI 10.1016/j.jmps.2016.03.025 


The dynamics of a ringing church bell  J. Woodhouse, J. C. Rene, C. S. Hall, L. T. W. Smith, F. H. King and J. W. McClenahan.   Advances in Acoustics and Vibration Article ID 681787  http://www.hindawi.com/journals/aav/2012/681787/


Effect of back wood choice on the perceived quality of steel-string acoustic guitars.  Samuele Carcagno, Roger Bucknall, Jim Woodhouse, Claudia Fritz, and Christopher J. Plack.   J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 144, 3533-3547, (2018).  https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5084735


Choosing strings for plucked musical instruments  J. Woodhouse and N. Lynch-Aird.   Acta Acust. united Acust. 105, 516-529, (2019).  https://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/dav/aaua/2019/00000105/00000003/art00012/

Full list of publications

Contact information:


Cambridge University Engineering Dept
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1223 332642
Fax: +44 1223 332662
email: jw12@cam.ac.uk

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