Original title: Influence of geometric configurations of the human vocal tract on the voice production
Authors: Vampola, T. ; Horáček, Jaromír
Document type: Papers
Conference/Event: Engineering Mechanics 2012 /18./, Svratka (CZ), 2012-05-14 / 2012-05-17
Year: 2012
Language: eng
Abstract: The three-dimensional (3D) finite element (FE) model of the human vocal tract was constructed, based on CT measurements of a subject phonating on [a:]. A special attention is given to the higher frequency range (above 3.5 Hz) where transversal modes exist between piriform sinuses (PS) and valleculae (VA) and where the higher formants can create a formant cluster known as the speaker’s or singer’s formant. Since the human ear is most sensitive to frequencies between 2 and 4 kHz concentration of sound energy in this frequency region (F4-F5) is effective for communication.
Keywords: 3D FE model; biomechanics of voice; singer’s formant
Project no.: CEZ:AV0Z20760514 (CEP), GAP101/12/1306 (CEP)
Funding provider: GA ČR
Host item entry: Engineering Mechanics 2012, ISBN 978-80-86246-40-6

Institution: Institute of Thermomechanics AS ČR (web)
Document availability information: Fulltext is available at the institute of the Academy of Sciences.
Original record: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0209284

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