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The Packet contains the full interactive digital text for the course, the laboratory experiment text prepared for printing, an introduction to the class material, and a set of study guide questions.

Physics 2030K: Physics of Music and Speech

The links in the active calendar below will take you material related to the day's agenda.
Day 1 Jan 12

Basic concepts
Day 2 Jan 14

Physical quantities
Day 17 Mar 9

Microphones and loudspeakers
Day 18 Mar 11

Auditorium acoustics
Day 3 Jan 19

Periodic Motion
Day 4 Jan 21

Periodic motion
Day 19 Mar 16

Spring Break
Day 20 Mar 18

Spring Break
Day 5 Jan 26

Basic wave phenomena
Day 6 Jan 28

Wave phenomena, resonance
Day 21 Mar 23

Auditorium acoustics
Day 22 Mar 25

Auditorium acoustics
Day 7 Feb 2

Day 8 Feb 4

Quiz 1
Day 23 Mar 30

Sound reinforcement systems
Day 24 Apr 1

Musical scales and temperament
Day 9 Feb 9

Intro to ear and hearing
Day 10 Feb 11

Characterizing sound
Day 25 Apr 6

Musical scales and temperament
Day 26 Apr 8

Musical scales and temperament
Day 11 Feb 16

Sound measurement
Day 12 Feb 18

Sound measurement
Day 27 Apr 13

Quiz 3
Day 28 Apr 15

Acoustics of woodwind instruments
Day 13 Feb 23

Sound quality or timbre
Day 14 Feb 25

Analysis of sound
Day 29Apr 20

Acoustics of brass instruments
Day 30 Apr 22

Acoustics of strings, voice
Day 15 Mar 2*

Sound synthesis
Day 16 Mar 4

Quiz 2
Day 31 Apr 27

no class
Day 32 May 3

Final Exam


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