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Calculation of the input impedance

As discussed in section 1.4, a plot of the input impedance of a wind instrument provides information on its resonance properties. Theoretical calculation of the input impedance is therefore useful for analysing the effect of a change to the bore of an instrument without having to build a new one each time. Also the theoretical study of sound propagation in instruments provides an insight into the way in which the instruments work.



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Jonathan Kemp 2003-03-24