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PHY207H1
The Physics of Music

Official description

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.

Prerequisite
n.a.
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
PHY131H1/​PHY132H1/​PHY151H1/​PHY152H1 or equivalent, taken previously or concurrently
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
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Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY207H1
session
winter
year of study
2nd year
time and location
Online Lectures Online Tutorials - R2-3/R4-5/R6-7/R7-8/F1-2/F2-3/F3-4
Course URL
https://phy207.physics.u…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.