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PHYSICS

PHYS-351
Waves and Optics (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

The physics of waves is required to understand sound, light, and electronic information transfer. Starting with resonance phenomena, Fourier analysis, and basic wave equations, the course builds to an understanding of acoustics and optics. Laboratory activities are integrated into lectures. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: PHYS-200, PHYS-205, or PHYS-210, and MATH-222, or permission of instructor.