2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Dec 18, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog
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PHYS 102 - Physics and Perception of Music


(MUS 102) FDR: SL
Credits: 4

Prerequisite: Appropriate for non-science and non-major students with a basic (high-school) knowledge of physics and mathematics. Explores physical principles of sound production and music perception. Hands-on investigation is emphasized. Topics include: wave properties and propagation, harmonic series and spectral analysis, tuning temperaments, response of the human ear, auditory processing, room acoustics, audio recording and reproduction technologies, characterization of various instrument families (strings, brass, woodwind, percussion, and voice). Laboratory course with fee. Erickson.




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