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# 11: Tubes


In this chapter we start with resonance in a tube. Once the basic behavior of pressure waves in a tube are explained we look at various instruments that are basically tubes, such as flutes, brass, woodwinds, and pipe organs.

## Key Terms:

Displacement node versus pressure node, tube resonance, tube harmonics, impedance, reed, fipple, edge tone, embouchure, free reed aerophones.

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