Wind Chimes Project Information

During the first and second weeks of Spring Quarter 1999, interested Rose students will design, make parts for, and assemble a set of wind chimes.

This involves most of the activities below

Here are some facts about frequencies in bars of circular cross-section
(conduit is hollow pipe, a special case of a cylindrically shaped bar)

Here is a maple file which calculates frequency based on bar length for 3/4" steel conduit : pipes.mws

Here is a maple file which calculates frequencies on the musical scale : scales.mws

Here is a How-To wind chime web page by Jim Kirkpatrick, kindly supplied by Buckner Creel