Animation of Drum Head Solutions

Summary of the drumhead solutions for the first five modes and first five zeros of the corresponding Bessel function.
In this table the solutions in each row have the same angular dependence, with increasing number of radial nodes. The number of azimuthal nodes increases from one row to the next.
Note that the timescales are not the same for any of these figures, because I am lazy. Each figure loops through one complete cycle in 50 frames.

i=1 i=2 i=3 i=4 i=5
N=1
N=2
N=3
N=4
N=5
Animations made by Daniel Grady (2007)