This page features an animated image and a discussion of the mechanics of a sound wave. The animation shows how a guitar string makes sound.
This tutorial is part of The Physics Classroom. This web site also includes interactive tools to help students with concepts and problem solving, worksheets for student assignments, and recommendations for simple introductory laboratories.
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