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A Vibrating Circular Membrane
Author

Dennis Brewer
Organization: University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Department: Mathematical Sciences
URL: http://math.uark.edu
Education level

College
Description

This lesson helps students understand vibrating circular membranes, and explore their wave equations and overtone frequencies.
Subjects

*Education > College
*Engineering > Acoustical Engineering
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Differential Equations
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Special Functions
*Teaching
Keywords

Vibrating Circular Membrane, Wave Equation, Differential Equation, Bessel's Equation, Bessel Functions, Fourier-Bessel Series, Drums, Overtone Frequencies, Fundamental Pitch, Standing Waves
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