physics behind violin

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Boris Demonjic The Physics Behind… The Violin The violin is a very beautiful sounding musical instrument. It is a stringed instrument that produces musical notes by vibrating the strings at a certain frequency. The bow on the violin makes the strings vibrate. The frequency of that vibration depends on the thickness of the string, and the length. For example, the
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Unformatted text preview: shorter/thinner the string, the higher the frequency is. The wooden body of the violin is created to amplify the sound produced by the strings. So the violin uses the physics of frequency and sound to make music for us to hear. Source: http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/2121_fall2002.web.dir/Kyungyun_Chi/frame2-2.htm on May 21,2007....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHYS 101 taught by Professor Reep during the Fall '08 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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