[PD] Cymatics/Chladni figures simulation

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Tue Mar 27 23:36:23 CEST 2007

padawan12 hat gesagt: // padawan12 wrote:

> Amazing idea for a project Carl.
> The way I see it you have two routes.
> 1) Do a full finite element physical model of a circular lamina
> and measure the amplitude at many points on the surface. The sand
> falls into minima nodes iirc .
> 2) Cheat. Create the visuals by mapping the known standing
> waves of various modes but missing out the "actually building
> a physical model" part. 

Actually approach 2) might be less cheating than approach 1) because
with a finite element simulation, maybe made with msd, your grid
topology may introduce unwanted distortions, especially with a
circular membrane. Interesting question.

 Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__

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