SUSTAIN! – What PotEG has to say about absorption of the vibration

7.7 Absorption of string oscillations poteg-7-7-absorption-of-string-oscillations

7.7.1 Radiation absorption poteg-7-7-1-radiation-damping

7.7.2 Internal dissipation poteg-7-7-2-internal-damping

7.7.3 Winding attenuation of wound strings poteg-7-7-3-damping-in-wound-strings

7.7.4 Bearing absorption poteg-7-7-4-bearing-damping Coupling of transversal waves poteg-7-7-4-1-transversal-wave-coupling Absorption of longitudinal waves poteg-7-7-4-2-longitudinal-wave-damping Residual absorption poteg-7-7-4-3-residual-string-damping Bearing conductance poteg-7-7-4-4-bearing-conductance

7.7.5 Finger-, hand- and capodaster-attenuation poteg-7-7-5-finger-hand-&-capo-damping

7.7.6 String aging poteg-7-7-6-old-strings

7.7.7 Flatwound strings poteg-7-7-7-flatwound-strings

What PotEG has to say about Neck and Frets of the Guitar

7.1 The guitar neck poteg-7-1-neck

7.2 The frets poteg-7-2-frets

7.2.1 Fret positions poteg-7-2-1-fret-positions

7.2.3 Fret materials poteg-7-2-2-fret-materials

7.2.3 The Buzz-Feiten-system poteg-7-2-3-buzz-feiten-system

7.3 Neck and string geometry poteg-7-3-geometry-of-strings-&-neck

7.3.1 Angle of headstock and neck poteg-7-3-1-neck-&-headstock-angle

7.3.2 String trees poteg-7-3-2-string-trees

7.4 String dynamics poteg-7-4-string-dynamics

7.4.1 Playing forces poteg-7-4-1-playing-forces

7.4.2 Bearing forces poteg-7-4-2-bearing-forces-at-the-nut


7.13 Neck curvature and fret/string distance (“action”) poteg-7-13-neck-relief

What PotEG has to say about the waveguide-model of the string

The String as a Waveguide/Transmission Line 

(translated by Tilmann Zwicker)


2.1 Transversal waves poteg-2-1-transversal-waves

2.2 Image waves as a model for reflection poteg-2-2-mirror-waves

2.3 Standing waves poteg-2-3-standing-waves

2.4 Transient phenomena poteg-2-4-transitory-processes

2.5 Reflection poteg-2-5-calculation-of-reflections

2.5.1 Reflection factor poteg-2-5-1-reflection-factor

2.5.2 A resonator as string bearing poteg-2-5-2-resonator-as-string-bearing

2.6 Internal dissipations poteg-2-6-line-losses

2.7 Dispersive bending waves poteg-2-7-dispersive-bending-waves

2.8 The generalized waveguide model poteg-2-8-generalized-transmission-line-model

2.8.1 Ideal string, bridge pickup poteg-2-8-1-ideal-string-bridge-pickup

2.8.2 String with single-coil pickup poteg-2-8-2-single-coil-pickup

2.8.3 String with humbucking pickup poteg-2-8-3-humbucking-pickup

2.8.4 Dispersive waveguide components poteg-2-8-4-dispersive-line-elements

2.9 Magnetic pickup with dilatational waves poteg-2-9-magnetic-pickup-and-dilatational-waves


What PotEG has to say about the basics of the string vibration

The Fundamentals of String Oscillations 

(translated by Tilmann Zwicker)


1.1 Transversal waves poteg-1-1-transversal-waves

1.2 Wound strings poteg-1-2-wound-strings

1.3 Inharmonic partials poteg-1-3-inharmonicity

1.3.1 Dispersion in the frequency domain poteg-1-3-1-frequency-domain-dispersion

1.3.2 Dispersion in the time domain poteg-1-3-2-time-domain-dispersion

1.4 Longitudinal waves / dilatational waves poteg-1-4-longitudinal-waves

1.5 Plucking a string poteg-1-5-picking-process

1.5.1 De-convolution of dispersion poteg-1-5-1-deconvolution-dispersion

1.5.2 Plectrum influence poteg-1-5-2-plectrum-influence

1.5.3 String bounce poteg-1-5-3-string-bouncing

1.5.4 String rattle poteg-1-5-4-string-buzz

1.6 The decay of string oscillations poteg-1-6-string-decay

1.6.1 Plane string oscillations  poteg-1-6-1-one-degree-of-freedom

1.6.2 Spatial string oscillations poteg-1-6-2-spatial-process

1.6.3 Partial level and summation level poteg-1-6-3-partial-and-summation-levels

1.6.4 Worn out strings poteg-1-6-4-old-strings

1.7 String lifetime poteg-1-7-string-lifetime