Physics in the Arts Fall 2018 Reference Page

Course Number: 
109
Instructor: 
Pupa Gilbert
Susan Coppersmith
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Description: 
A course on sound and light for non-science majors. The nature of sound and sound perception; fundamentals of harmony, musical scales, and musical instruments. Studies of light including lenses, photography, color perception, and color mixing. Two lectures and one two-hour lab per week. Enroll Info: Completion of QR-A. High school algebra & geometry. Not open to students who have had an intermediate or advanced level physics course, including Physics 371. Open to Freshmen
Class Notes: 
The exam dates for 109 are: October 10 November 14 December 12 (will occur during lecture period)
Prerequisites: 
None
Lecture Place and Time: 
MW 1:20-2:10pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall
MW 2:25-3:15pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018 7:25pm to 9:25pm
Textbooks: 
Physics in the Arts, Revised edition by Gilbert, Haeberli Academic Press 2011, ISBN 0123918782
Physics in the Arts-Laboratory Manual
Designations
Level: 
Elementary
Breadth: 
Physical Sciences
L&S Credit Type: 
C
Gen-Ed: 
Quant Reasoning B
Honors section available
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