This webpage provides an overview of the physics of guitars. The text explains how the properties of the strings affect the frequencies that they produce. Also, the text shows how the strings, the body of the guitar, and the air inside the guitar work together to produce the sound. Links provide further information about guitar acoustics.
This webpage is part of an extensive website on Musical Acoustics that explores many aspects of sound and music, with explorations of several different types of instruments.
%0 Electronic Source %A Wolfe, Joe %D April 15, 2010 %T Music Acoustics: How does a guitar work? %V 2015 %N 19 April 2015 %8 April 15, 2010 %9 text/html %U http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~jw/guitarintro.html
Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.