Technology of the Guitar

Technology of the Guitar

by Richard Mark French


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489987907
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 890,496
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Background information and historical perspectives on guitar engineering are covered in Technology of the Guitar, which focuses on practical and immediately applicable subjects while also serving as an overview of the technical aspects of the guitar.
Featuring chapters on physics,structure, sound and design specifics, Technology of the Guitar also includes coverage of historical content, composition of strings and their effects on sound quality, and important designs. Additionally, author Mar French discusses case studies of historically significant and technologically innovative instruments.
This is a complete reference useful for a broad range of readers including guitar manufacturer employees, working luthiers, and interested guitar enthusiasts who do not have a science or engineering background.

Table of Contents

1. Guitar Overview.- 2. Basic Physics.- 3. The Structure of the Guitar.- 4. Electronics.- 5. Sound Quality.- 6. Design Specifics for Acoustic Guitars.- 7. Design Specifics for Electric Guitars.- 8. Hardware.- 9. Iconic Guitars.

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