PH1090 The Physics Behind Music (3-0-0) f,s,su* ... 3 Cr

Physics concepts and methods associated with musical instruments, musical recording, and musical acoustics are discussed at an introductory level. Topics which can be expected include periodic motion, normal modes and resonance, superposition and Fourier series, waves, sound and acoustics, magnetism and electromagnetic induction, and topics from non-linear physics.

Prerequisite: Calculus ready

* Fall is usually, but not always, "live" only. Spring and summer are online only.

PH1091 - The Physics Behind Music Lab (0-0-2) f ... 1 Cr

A companion hands-on lab course covering topics from PH1090.
Co-Requisite: PH 1090.

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