Technology of the Guitar

Authors: French, Richard Mark

  • Written by Mark French, author of Engineering the Guitar: Theory and Practice, and features a foreword written by Bob Taylor, President of Taylor Guitars
  • Provides a practical, accessible approach to the technical aspects of instrument making without using advanced math
  • Features coverage of electronics such as active pickups, pre-amps and audio effects as well as alternative materials, including composites
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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chapters on physics, structure, sound and design specifics, Technology of the Guitar also includes coverage of  historical content, composition of strings and their effects on sound quality, and important designs.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 Mark 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 (9 chapters)

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eBook $74.99
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Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
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  • ISBN 978-1-4614-1920-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Technology of the Guitar
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-1921-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-1921-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-1920-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8790-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 336
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