Simulation of a Plucked String

This example shows how to simulate a plucked string using digital waveguide synthesis.

Exploring the Example

The result of the simulation is automatically played back using the To Audio Device block. To see the implementation, look under the Digital Waveguide Synthesis block by right clicking on the block and selecting Look Under Mask.


This Simulink® implementation is based on a MATLAB® file implementation available from Daniel Ellis's home page at Columbia University.


The online textbook Digital Waveguide Modeling of Musical Instruments by Julius O. Smith III covers significant background related to digital waveguides.

The Harmony Central website also provides very useful background information on a variety of related topics.

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