[Univ of Cambridge][Dept of Engineering]

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Professor Jim Woodhouse


Jim Woodhouse
Professor (Joined 1985)

Research interests:

Post-doctoral and graduate research opportunities

Research group affiliation:

Selected recent publications:

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


Interpreting the input admittance of violins and guitars  J. Woodhouse and R. S. Langley.   Acta Acustica united with Acustica 98, 611-628, (2012). 


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/


Friction-induced vibration: Model development and comparison with large-scale experimental tests  T. Butlin and J. Woodhouse.   J. Sound Vib. 332, 5302-5321, (2013). 


What makes an object into a musical instrument?  J. WoodhousePlus 3 February 2011, http://plus.maths.org/content/what-makes-object-musical


Perceptual thresholds for detecting modifications applied to the acoustical properties of a violin.   C Fritz, I Cross, BCJ Moore and J Woodhouse.  J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. 122, 3640–3650 (2007)

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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