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.
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