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PHYS 131 Introduction to Musical Acoustics: The Science of Sound

PHYS 131 - Introduction to Musical Acoustics: The Science of Sound
Hours: 3
The course covers basic physical principles of waves required to understand the phenomenon of music, the characteristics of musical instruments and sound effects of rooms/halls for music majors and any one interested in the sciences behind the music, in musician-friendly format. Basic concepts such as frequency, harmonics, and pitch, physics-based questions on such topics as music acoustics, stringed instruments, wind instruments, singing and electronic instruments will be discussed in lectures. Hands on labs and web-based exercises will supplement the lectures. Prerequisites: MATH 131 or MATH 142 or MATH 176 or MATH 179 or MATH 2413.

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...Phy. I PHYS 1301 and PHYS 1101 PHYS...Beg. French I FRE 131 FREN 1312 Beg...