MUS 379Q MUS 379Q. Musical Acoustics. 3 Hours.
Same as Mechanical Engineering 379Q. Restricted to music majors. Designed to help students develop the intuition and vocabulary for understanding the basic physical principles relevant to musical instruments and sound (e.g., mechanics, vibrations, acoustics, harmonics, acoustic-electronic conversions, speakers, hearing, perception, room acoustics) in order to be able to read basic articles on the subject of musical acoustics. Material is kept relevant to musical principles (e.g., performance techniques, scales/harmony) throughout. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Arts and Entertainment Technologies 320D, 339 (Topic: Musical Acoustics), Mechanical Engineering 379M (Topic: Musical Acoustics), 379Q, Music 376J (Topic: Musical Acoustics), 379Q.