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written by Joe Wolfe
This website from the University of New South Wales contains basic information about how stringed instruments produce sound. The site discusses plucked string sound and bowed string sound, standing waves, and harmonics. There are many helpful animations and pictures to illustrate concepts.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Waves and Pendula
- General
- Instruments
= Stringed Instruments
- Wave Motion
= Standing Waves
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
= Article
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2006 Joe Wolfe
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Keywords: harmonics, sound, standing waves, stringed instruments, strings, waves
Record Creator: Metadata instance created November 15, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Nov 15, 2009 by Ed Lee
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J. Wolfe, (2006), WWW Document, (http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/jw/strings.html).
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J. Wolfe, Strings, standing waves and harmonics , (2006), <http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/jw/strings.html>.
APA Format
Wolfe, J. (2008, July 23). Strings, standing waves and harmonics . Retrieved November 28, 2014, from http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/jw/strings.html
Chicago Format
Wolfe, Joe. Strings, standing waves and harmonics . July 23, 2008. http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/jw/strings.html (accessed 28 November 2014).
MLA Format
Wolfe, Joe. Strings, standing waves and harmonics . 2006. 23 July 2008. 28 Nov. 2014 <http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/jw/strings.html>.
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