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MUS 102 - Physics and Perception of Music


PHYS-102 FDR: SL
Credits: 4
Planned Offering: Not offered in 2013

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). Erickson.





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