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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 211 - Oscillations and Waves

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Builds on and extends concepts of classical physics introduced in PHYS 207 . Explores simple harmonic oscillation, the damped harmonic oscillator and forced and coupled oscillations. Provides a simple treatment of traveling and standing waves, reflection of waves at discontinuities as well as interference and diffraction.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: PHYS 207  and PHYS 227 , MATH 241 . COREQ: MATH 242 .
Course Typically Offered: Fall
General Education Objectives:
GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across Cultures GE3B: Work Independently Across Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically