Apr 14, 2021  
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSCI 103 - Basic Physics of Music and Sound


3 hrs (Sem I, II)
One semester of high school algebra or equivalent is recommended. Introductory physical science course covering the principles involved in the description and generation of sound, related to music–simple harmonic motion, wave properties (frequency, wavelength, reflection and absorption, standing waves), mechanical forces, energy, Newton’s Laws, resonance, and loudness. 3 lecture hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101 ; and must qualify for MATH 016  -or- MATH 022 . Corequisite(s): PSCI 103L