2014-2015 Catalog

INFO 1962 How to Build an Electric Guitar

4.0 - 1.5 - 4.5



Course Description

In this class, students learn the concepts and topics of mechanical engineering, electronics, CAD design, manufacturing, chemistry, metrology, math, and physics by examining what is responsible for producing music with electronic stringed instruments while building, testing, and playing their own electric guitar. Students choose their guitar body, construct the neck, assemble their own guitars, solder all electronics, tune them using a chromatic tuner, and use them to play a simple song. It is recommended that students know the basics of how to use a personal computer or have taken INFO 1001. Material costs for project are additional.