Time: Tu/F 1:30 - 3:00
Place: Sci 117A
Description: An introduction to the physics of sound and music. Topics may include waves, resonance, overtones, harmonic analysis, human hearing, electric circuits, signal processing, and room acoustics, depending on students' background and interests. Expect weekly textbook assignments, regular hands-on activities in class, and a final project on a topic of your choosing.
Text: The Science of Sound (3rd ed.) by Rossing, Moore and Wheeler
40% weekly homework assignments
20% class participation
40% final project, class, and paper