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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 15

Basic concepts
Day 2 Jan 17

Physical quantities
Day 17 Mar 12

Microphones and loudspeakers
Day 18 Mar 14

Auditorium acoustics
Day 3 Jan 22

Periodic Motion
Day 4 Jan 24

Periodic motion
Day 19 Mar 19

Spring Break
Day 20 Mar 21

Spring Break
Day 5 Jan 29

Basic wave phenomena
Day 6 Jan 31

Wave phenomena, resonance
Day 21 Mar 26

Auditorium acoustics
Day 22 Mar 28

Auditorium acoustics
Day 7 Feb 5

Day 8 Feb 7

Quiz 1
Day 23 Apr 2

Sound reinforcement systems
Day 24 Apr 4

Musical scales and temperament
Day 9 Feb 12

Intro to ear and hearing
Day 10 Feb 14

Characterizing sound
Day 25 Apr 9

Musical scales and temperament
Day 26 Apr 11

Musical scales and temperament
Day 11 Feb 19

Sound measurement
Day 12 Feb 21

Sound measurement
Day 27 Apr 16

Quiz 3
Day 28 Apr 18

Acoustics of woodwind instruments
Day 13 Feb 26

Sound quality or timbre
Day 14 Feb 28

Analysis of sound
Day 29Apr 23

Acoustics of brass instruments
Day 30 Apr 25

Acoustics of strings, voice
Day 15 Mar 5*

Sound synthesis
Day 16 Mar 7

Quiz 2
Day 31 Apr 30

no class
Day 32 May 2

Final Exam


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