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ERIC Number: EJ774942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Guitar Strings as Standing Waves: A Demonstration
Davis, Michael
Journal of Chemical Education, v84 n8 p1287 Aug 2007
The study demonstrates the induction of one-dimensional standing waves, called "natural-harmonics" on a guitar to provide a unique tone. The analysis shows that a normally complex vibration is composed of a number of simple and discrete vibrations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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