In this page you'll find some of the sites related to bowed-
Jim Woodhouse (professor at Cambridge Univ. U.K.). Jim is one of the founders of modern, numerical bowed-
Terry Borman is an American violin maker and researcher. In his web site, under "Technical : Modal Analysis", you will find animations on how the bodies of different top-
Håkon Thelin is a double-
George Stoppani is a Manchester-
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm. Among the many qualifid researchers in this intitute of Speech, Music, and Hearing, two names stand out in string-
Joe Wolfe is professor of acoustics/physics at The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, with special interest in music and speech. His web site is filled with animations and practical (and very educational) examples of different intruments' behaviour.
Oberlin Acoustics, an offspring of the Oberlin College and Conservatory's summer courses for luthiers and string players, has links to a number of other sites, among them several that offer useful software for different kinds of analysis.
Martin Schleske is a German violin maker and researcher, who has contributed a lot to the understanding of plate tuning (what to expect and not to expect when it comes to the assembled instrument, etc). Schleske is a popular lecturer for luthiers and players in specialist courses all over the world.
Anders Buen is a Norwegian acoustician and maker of the traditional "Hardanger Fiddle" (a lavishly ornamented violin with four or five additional strings resonating sympathetically with the fingered ones), as well as violins of the Italian school. Buen is also a researcher specializing in violins.
Claudia Fritz is a French acoustician focusing on the violin family (although playing the flute herself). Claudia has done some very interesting studies on violin classification (tone color, playability, response, etc).
Daniel A Russel, professor of acoustics at Pennsylvania State University, provides some excellent animations on wave propagation in a variety of media, including sound field radiations from monopole to quadrupole sources.