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How an Acoustic Guitar Works

Sophomores Alex Chan (E’13) and Tim Martin (E’13) put together a short and interesting video about how an acoustic guitar works.

Using Tufts SAM (stop-motion animation) technology, they used creative whiteboard animations to draw out how the strings vibrate, move down the bridge, and into the body of the guitar to amplify the sound. It’s a quick-look at the physics behind the music.

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