PHY-115: Physics of Music

Waves, the production and perception of sound, the physical basis of pitch, timbre, resonance, dissonance, and musical scales. Concepts applied to orchestral instruments and auditorium acoustics. Fundamentals of electronic sound reproduction and recording. Elementary algebra and powers of ten notation used.

Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Prerequisites: 
none
Corequisites: 
none
Semester(s) offered: 
Both
GenEd: PS

Course Schedules

Semester Sec Instructor Times / Rm
Spring 2005 Francis Pichanick
MWF 10:10-11:00
Has 124
Spring 2004 Francis Pichanick
MWF 10:10
Has 124
Spring 2003 Francis Pichanick
MWF 10:10
Hasa 124
Spring 2002 Francis Pichanick
MWF 10:10
Hasa 124
Spring 2001 James Walker
MWF 10:10
Hasa 124
Shubha Tewari
MWF 11:15-12:05
HASA 124