The Physics of Music and Musical Instruments
by David Lapp
Publisher: Tufts University 2003
Number of pages: 119
The book covers the physics of waves, sound, music, and musical instruments at a level designed for high school physics. However, it is also a resource for those teaching or learning waves and sound from the middle school through college, at the mathematical or conceptual level.
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