2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Dec 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PHYS 1140 - Physics of Sound and Music


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