Acoustics

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Course Code: 
PHY2209
Course Credit Units: 
2
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 2
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course describes the different types of sound waves and their sources. It also introduces one to the different music instruments, hearing aids, natural sounds as well as sounds in medicine. 

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Distinguish between the different types of sound waves i.e. longitudinal and transverse sound waves.
  • Describe the different types and designs of music instruments.
  • Identify and discuss the different sources of sound and the intensity of sound.
  • Describe the different applications of ultrasound in medicine.

 

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