Acoustic Research and the Physics of Sound for Guitars and Stringed Instruments
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The following is some remarkable research conducted by Dr. Dan Russell of Kettering University:
Research on the Acoustics of Guitars by Dr. Dan Russell, Assistant Professor of Applied Physics at Kettering University, Flint, MI, USA
The research described on this web site was made possible by a donation from Gibson Musical Instruments towards the development of an undergraduate Acoustics Laboratory at Kettering University.
Of particular interest is the section on Vibrational Behavior of an Acoustic Folk Guitar - (Gibson Early 60's Hummingbird) Student Research Assistants: Zach Hastings and Paul Pedersen.