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Behavior of a String - BanjoCraft
In order to make a tone, a string must be somewhat elastic and be under tension. When a string is struck it vibrates back and forth until it runs out of energy and returns to its resting position. If too much tension is applied to a string it will break. There are several factors that affect the behavior of a string. The four most obvious factors are diameter of the string, weight of the string, the tension of the string, and the length of the string. If we have two strings that have the same diameter, weight, and tension, but …