PHY207H1: The Physics of Music


An online course intended to provide non-science students with a basic understanding of the science behind sound and music. Topics include oscillations, waves, human hearing and perception of music, musical scales, musical instruments, recording and storing sound digitally, producing sound and broadcasting. Lectures will be delivered via the web and mandatory tutorials will require live webinar participation. The final exam will require attendance on the St. George campus.


PHY131H1/​PHY132H1/​PHY151H1/​PHY152H1 or equivalent, taken previously or concurrently

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The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)