May 29, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 102 - N/Science of Sound

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
General Education Area(s): Natural Sciences

The production, transmission, recording, and sensation of sound are presented in a lecture-demonstration format. Examples of mechanical vibrations, mechanisms of hearing and speech, perception of loudness, high-fidelity sound systems, musical instruments, and wave form analysis are included. The mathematics used is limited to elementary algebra. Cannot be counted towards the physics major. Not open to students with prior credit for physics courses numbered PHYS 113  or higher without department approval. Offered every fall.

Corequisite(s): PHYS 103 .

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