Mode 1 of a violin plate, mode (1,1) of a rectangular plate and mode (0,2) of a circular plate

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Violin mode 2, rectangle mode (0,2) . . . . . . . . violin mode 3, rectangle mode (1,2)

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Violin mode 4, rectangle mode (0,3) . . . . . . . . violin mode 5, circle mode (1,0)

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Violin mode 6, rectangle mode (1,3) . . . . . . . . violin mode 7, rectangle mode (2,2)

The reflection of the flash used to take the photographs can be seen in the metal plates. These white patches are not nodes. White sand was used on the black-painted metal plates, black sand was used on the violin plates. The violin plate is from a violin made in Germany in about 1870.

 How to do Chladni experiments, including a high precision oscillator to download
 Animations, photographs and explanation of Chladni patterns
 Chladni patterns for a hand made violin
 Comparison of Chladni patterns between modes of violin plates and those of homogeneous plates with simple rectangular and circular geometries.
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This project is the work of Visiting researchers: Emmanuel Bossy and Renaud Carpentier

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