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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Harmonics on a String

PIRA 3D20.15

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

If a taught string is touched at the node of an upper harmonic, all other lower harmonics will be dampened leaving only the high pitch.

Recipe and
Location:

Guitar

Rick Matthews

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Harmonics on a String

Real Video:

Harmonics on a String

Notes:

You can get Rick or a guitarist in your class to do this...or play the video.

 

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