Vincent Georges Mickael Debut

Ciências Musicais
Professor Auxiliar Convidado


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Áreas de Investigação

  • Acoustics
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Structural vibrations
  • Cultural Heritage
Dynamics,experimental modal analysis, system and source identification, optimisation of structural and acoustical systems, physical modelling, sound synthesis

Projectos de Investigação

  • 2018-2021, Music research and new technologies toward the restitution of the Timbila collection of the National Museum of Ethnology, FCT funding, Co-principal researcher
  • 2017-2018, Study and conception of a musical instrument prototype in titanium. Team member.
  • 2016-2017, Singing bronze: material sciences and acoustic engineering advanced techniques toward the preservation of the Mafra carillon bells, Principal Investigador
  • 2013-2015, Improvement of the Portuguese guitar. PTDC/EMS-SIS/3255/2012. Team member.
  • 2013-2014, Dynamic characterization and optimized balancing of rotating machinery in non-stationary operating conditions. FCT Research Project with the National School of Engineers of Sfax (Tunisia).Coordinator.
  • 2010-2013, BELL TUNE - Advanced methods for non-destructive historical bell tuning and the restoration of Mafra carillons. PTDC/EAT-MMU/104255/2008. Team member.
  • 2010-2012, Fault detection in rotating machinery. FCT Research Project with the National School of Engineers of Sfax (Tunisia).Coordinator.
  • 2010-2012, Dynamical analysis and improvements on the Portuguese guitar strings and string-body interaction. PTDC/FIS/103306/2008. Team member.

Publicações Relevantes

  • V. Debut, M. Carvalho, F. Soares and J. Antunes, "Reverse Engineering Techniques for Investigating the Vibro-Acoustics of Historical Bells". In Applied Condition Monitoring - Advances in Acoustics and Vibration II, Springer, pp.218-226, 2018.
  • J. Antunes, V. Debut, P. Piteau, X. Delaune and L. Borsoi, "On using the Hilbert transform for blind identification of systems with complex modes". In Journal of Sound and Vibration, 412, pp. 222-244, 2018.
  • M. Carvalho, V. Debut and J. Antunes, "Development of a non-destructive bell-tuning technique through optimized structural modifications". In Proceedia Engineering, 199, pp. 330-325, 2017.
  • V. Debut, J. Antunes and O. Inacio, "Linear Modal Stability Analysis of Bowed-Strings". In J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 141(3), 2017.
  • J. Antunes and V. Debut, "Dynamical computation of constrained flexible systems using a modal Udwadia-Kalaba formulation: application to guitar modelling". In J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 141, 764, 2017.
  • J. Antunes, V. Debut, L. Borsoi, X. Delaune and P. Piteau, "A modal Udwadia-Kalaba formulation for vibro-impact modelling of continuous flexible systems with intermittent contacts". In Proceedia Engineering, 199, pp. 322-329, 2017.
  • A. Baklouti, J. Antunes, V. Debut, T. Fakhfakh and M. Haddar, "A method for the identification of dynamic constraint parameters in multi-supported flexible structures". In Comptes Rendus Mecanique, vol. 345 (4), pp. 239-247, 2017.
  • V. Debut and J. Antunes, "When singing bowls don't sing: a numerical and experimental investigation on the subtle dynamics of Tibetan bowls". In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Room and Music Acoustics, September 2016, La Plata, Argentina.
  • X. Delaune, P. Piteau, V. Debut and J. Antunes, "Experimental validation of inverse modal techniques for remote identification of impact forces in gap-supported systems subjected to local and flow turbulence excitations”. In J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 2011, Issue 5, 051301.
  • J. Kergomard, V. Debut and D. Matignon , "Resonance modes in a one-dimensional medium with two purely resistive boundaries: calculation,method, orthogonality and completeness”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am, 2006, pp. 1356 -1367.
  • V. Debut and J. Antunes, "Nonlinear string effetcs on the three-dimensional string/soundboard coupled dynamics of a twelve-string Portuguese guitar". Invited paper in Proceedings of Tecniacústica-2014, with the 45th Congresso Espanhol de Acústica and the 8th congresso ibérico de acústica (ICOVP-2013), October 2014, Murcia, Spain.
  • M. Carvalho, V. Debut, J. Antunes and E. Figueiredo, "Ressurreição virtual do som do sino de São Pedro de Coruche utilizando técnicas de modelação dinâmica". In "Coruche: o Céu, a Terra e os Homens", Museu Municipal de Coruche, Portugal, ISBN 978-989-98647-1-9, 2014.
  • V. Debut, J. Antunes and O. Inácio, "What can we learn about the wolf phenomenon from a linearized analysis?". Invited paper, in Proceedings of Acoustic 2012, April 2012, Nantes, France.


Ano Grau Área Instituição Classificação
Université Aix-Marseille II
Très honorable
Applied Acoustics
Université du Maine
Assez Bien
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées

Experiência Profissional Relevante

  • Present – Assistant Researcher, INET-md, FCSH/UNL, Portugal
  • 2017 - Present - Coordinator of the Musical Acoustics and Sound Studies Research Group at INET-md
  • 2017 - Present - Executive Coordinator of the postgraduate course in Acoustics and Sound Studies
  • 2016 - Scientific consultant for the restoration of the carillons of the Mafra National Palace, 2016.
  • 2015-2016 – Post-Doctoral fellow, INET-md, FCSH/UNL, Portugal
  • 2015 – Research engineer, Inacoustics, Portugal
  • 2008-2013 – Assistant Researcher, Applied Dynamics Laboratory, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN/ADL), Portugal
  • 2006-2008 – Post-Doctoral fellow, Applied Dynamics Laboratory, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (ITN/ADL), Portugal
  • 2001-2004 – Laboratoire de Mécanique et d’Acoustique (LMA), Marseille, France.

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