This week we talk about all the wonderful feedback we’ve been getting, plus about how rocks can bend and break. We then tie it all up by talking about material properties of wood and how staining a violin can change its sound.
Folding and Faulting
- Flat-lying rocks
- Nicolas Steno
- Principle of Original Horizontality
- Stress vs. Pressure
- Brittle-Ductile Transition
Fun Paper Friday
I’ve chuckled at people who go on about the finish affecting the sound of an instrument… I’m so sorry:
- Gilani, Marjan Sedighi, et al. “Relationship of vibro-mechanical properties and microstructure of wood and varnish interface in string instruments.” Applied Physics A 122.4 (2016): 1–11.
- Gizmodo article