Physics of Sound and Music
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Goals: To introduce non-science majors to the physical description of the oscillations and resonances involved in the production and detection of sound and music. Content: Wave phenomena including propagation and interference, frequency analysis of sounds including music, theory of instruments, biological generation and detection of sound. Prerequisite: High school algebra Credits: 4 credits
Bolon, Bruce, "PHYS1140-PA.Physics of Sound and Music.J15.Bolon,Bruce" (2015). Syllabi. 4463.