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Table 1 The violin parts involved in the modelling and their physical and geometrical properties

From: Modelling wooden cultural heritage. The need to consider each artefact as unique as illustrated by the Cannone violin

Violin elementsWood species (orientation)Surface* (mm2) × thickness (mm)Density (kg m−3)Mass** (g)
References[24][24][26] 
Sound boardSpruce
Picea abies L.
Radial sawing
Tangential diffusion
51.450 × 3.1037059.0
RibsSycamore maple
Acer pseudoplatanus L.
Radial sawing
Tangential diffusion
32.134 × 1.1558721.7
Back faceSycamore maple
Acer pseudoplatanus L.
Radial sawing
Tangential diffusion
52.085 × 4.40587134.6
 Violin mass exchanging water (g)215.3
 Violin total mass (g)436.6
 Violin mass not exchanging water (g)221.3
  1. *Exchanging surface with environment. **The masses are relative to the conservation conditions of 54% of relative humidity and 21 °C, corresponding to about 10% of moisture content