Delay Based DSP Class, Fall 2012

Class Bibliography

J. O. Smith's complete Physical Modeling Bibliography

J. O. Smith's book Introduction to Digital Filters

J. O. Smith's book Physical Audio Signal Processing

Välimäki, etc. online book Discrete-Time Modeling of Musical Instruments

U. Zölzer's book DAFX Digital Audio Effects

M. Puckette's  The Theory and Technique of Electronic Music

Digital Audio FX conference proceedings PDFs can be found at

simple to understand explanations of filters, reverb, delay-based effects, and physical modeling can be found at


other resources and various links: This site lists works by various composers that use physical modeling in their works