PHYSICS 288 - Physics of Music
Section: 001
Term: WN 2017
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHYSICS 489.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Other Course Info:
No previous expertise in either physics or music is required.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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Music and physics have a long history together. Each has influenced the other since the dawn of history. We will take a holistic look at this symbiotic historical relationship. Along the way we will learn about many beautiful phenomena of nature, how these phenomena are understood using the scientific method, and how they manifest in the working of musical instruments, in auditorium acoustics, in devices for sound recording and reproduction, and in the human voice, human hearing, and human perception of sound. The concepts of the course will be presented through textbook readings, lectures with demonstration experiments, and homework exercises. No previous expertise in either physics or music is required.

PHYSICS 288 - Physics of Music
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
21321
Open
57
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Iclickers will be used in this class.
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ISBN: 9780534377281
Musical acoustics, Author: Donald E. Hall., Publisher: Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. 3rd ed. 2002
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