in a wave what are overtones?

Asked by  | 1st Mar, 2008, 09:49: PM

Expert Answer:

The frequency after the fundamental requency is the first overtone.

Fundamental frequence = n = [1/2l ] [ square root of ( T / M ) ]

1st Overtone :  2n  . this is also the 2nd Harmonic

2nd overtone : 3n

and so on.

these are the multiples of the fundamental frequency

 

Answered by  | 12th May, 2008, 07:26: PM

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