Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

     

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PHYS 144 001 (CRN: 13746)

THE PHYSICS OF MUSIC AND SOUND

Long Title: THE PHYSICS OF MUSIC AND SOUND
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Toffoletto, Frank
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (20-AUG-2018 - 30-NOV-2018) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 50
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 24-APR-2024 6:02PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
6-DEC-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R
 
Description: This course explores our scientific understanding of sound and music by studying the properties of sound and its production by a variety of musical instruments. Additional topics include an analysis of musical scales, the physiology of hearing, and the technology of sound reproduction. For non-science and non-engineering majors.