|Undergraduate Course Details|
|Title||The Physics of Music and Voice|
|Prerequisites||PHS101A or PHS211A or PHS221|
Introduction to the fundamental concepts and techniques of acoustics, particularly as applied to the performing arts. Topics will include a description of waves and wave motion; frequency and pitch; interference, standing, waves, and resonance; intensity levels and loudness. The course will also explore the fundamentals of musical instruments, including stringed instruments, woodwinds, and percussion. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory period per week. Together with PHS101A or PHS211A or PHS221 this course satisfies the Laboratory Sequence.