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PHYS 322. Vibrations and Waves. 3 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: PHYS 132; and MATH 242 or MATH 244. Recommended: MATH 344.

Introduction to vibrations and waves and their applications. Harmonic oscillator, waves, complex notation, superposition, interference, coherence, Fourier analysis. Applications may include sound, optics, quantum mechanics, and electromagnetic radiation. 3 lectures.