What are fundamental tone and overtones?

Asked by Suwarna Sharan | 17th Jan, 2014, 04:58: PM

Expert Answer:

 
Fundamental tone:The lowest natural frequency of a vibrating object is called the fundamental frequency.

Overtones:The term overtone is used to refer to any resonant frequency above the fundamental frequency -
 
An overtone may or may not be a harmonic (whole number multiples of their fundamental frequencies)
 

Answered by Komal Parmar | 17th Jan, 2014, 05:14: PM

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