**Julius O. Smith III
(jos at ccrma)**
*Center for Computer Research in Music
and Acoustics (CCRMA)*

Department of Music,
Stanford University

**Stefania Serafin,
Julius O. Smith III**
*CCRMA (Music
420),*

May, 2002

**Detailed Contents (and Navigation)**

- Overview
- Acoustics of bowed string instruments
- Elements of a Basic Bowed String Model
- Bow-String Interaction
- Modeling String Losses
- Analysis by Energy Decay Relief (EDR)

- Calculation of the decay rate of the partials
- Accounting for Torsional Waves
- Modeling the stiffness of the string
- Designing allpass filters for dispersion simulation

- Accounting for the width of the bow
- Calculation of the playability

- Other kinds of motions
- Toward a Measure of Playability

- Simulation Parameters
- Playability space of the basic model
- Playability waveforms of the basic model
- Velocity versus force playability space of the basic model
- 3D playability space of the basic model
- Velocity versus force playability space of the damped model
- Playability space of the model with torsional waves
- Waveforms playability space of the model with torsional waves
- Velocity versus force playability space of the model with torsional waves
- 3D playability of the model with torsional waves
- Velocity versus force playability of the model with stiffness
- Playability of the model with stiffness
- 3D playability of the model with stiffness

- Conclusions
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