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harmonic

When considering a time-related signal in terms of frequency, it shows a more or less large number of harmonics in addition to the fundamental.

Relationship between harmonics and harmonics Harmon

Relationship between harmonics and harmonics Harmon

icsare integer multiples of the fundamental. Thus the first harmonic, which is also the second harmonic

, has twice thefrequency of

the fundamental, the second harmonic has three times the frequency of the fundamental, etc. The first harmonic of concert pitch "A" with a frequency of 440 Hz has 880 Hz, the second 1.360 kHz, the third 1.760 kHz, etc. The fundamental, together with the harmonics, characterizes the sound.

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