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    Jan 21, 2022  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS-351 Waves and Optics (3)

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: spring. Prerequisite: PHYS-200 , PHYS-205 , or PHYS-210 , and MATH-222 .