May 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

PHY 109 - Physics in the Arts

4 credits
An investigation of a variety of physical principles that have interesting applications to musical acoustics and the visual arts. Topics include simple vibrating systems, musical instruments, Fourier analysis, light and color, optics, and photography. Intended primarily for nonscience majors. Laboratory work allows students to investigate phenomena firsthand. Three lectures, one laboratory each week.

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: Cunningham