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Written for musicians and amp builders, "Design and Construction of Guitar and Bass Speaker Systems" provides a thorough yet easy-to-understand explanation of how to design, use, and build speaker systems for guitar and bass.

Profusely illustrated, the book uses graphic aides and basic algebra and scientific principles to teach you everything you need to know to fully understand guitar and bass speaker design and use from both technical and musical perspectives.  You will also find details on how to construct various speaker systems.

Chapter 1 introduces basic electronic concepts used in guitar and bass speaker systems.
Chapter 2 does the same for acoustical concepts.
Chapter 3 discusses dynamic loudspeakers and their properties.
Chapter 4 describes and shows you how to design open-back enclosures.
Chapter 5 does the same for sealed enclosures.
Chapter 6 does the same for ported enclosures.
Chapter 7 discusses the use and wiring of multiple speakers in a system.
Chapter 8 uses acoustical principles to describe the benefits and drawbacks to various speaker placement schemes.
Chapter 9 explains to how construct a speaker enclosure.

You can see a more detailed listing of the book's contents on the Spkr Book Contents page.