Engineering the Guitar: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Engineering the Guitar: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Richard Mark French
     
 

ISBN-10: 1441944966

ISBN-13: 9781441944962

Pub. Date: 11/05/2010

Publisher: Springer US

A uniquely engaging description of the mechanics of the guitar, for engineers and craftsmen alike. Clearly written in a conceptual language, it provides readers with an understanding of the dynamic behavior of the instrument, including structural and component dynamics, and various analytical models, such as discrete, finite element, and boundary element models.

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A uniquely engaging description of the mechanics of the guitar, for engineers and craftsmen alike. Clearly written in a conceptual language, it provides readers with an understanding of the dynamic behavior of the instrument, including structural and component dynamics, and various analytical models, such as discrete, finite element, and boundary element models. The text also covers manufacturing processes, including both handmade and mass produced instruments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441944962
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
11/05/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

History of the Guitar.- Acoustics and Musical Theory.- Structure of the Guitar.- Dynamic Behavior.- Analytical Models.- Manufacturing Processes.- Sound Quality.- Guitar Electronics.- Unique Characteristics.

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