Friday math movie - Bass guitar design
By Murray Bourne, 07 Nov 2008
The Futures Channel has the motto "Connecting learning to the real world".
There is a series of videos covering real-world applications of math and science topics such as:
- problem solving
- science & technology
Under the "problem solving" heading, I found an overview on the math behind building bass guitars, but unfortunately it has since disappeared.
The Futures Channel also has video resources categorized under the following headings:
- art & music
- business & commerce
- design & architecture
- living & working in space
Well worth a visit: The Futures Channel.
Also, you may be interested in the following applications of math in music:
- What are the frequencies of music notes?
- Fast Fourier Transform, which explains how the Fourier Series is used in digital music recording to produce WAV files.
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