Course Code: 1XSL10B20
Start Date: 04/01/2021Day of the Week:
Length in weeks: 10
This ten-week course will examine the physics behind these two fundamental phenomena which are so important in our everyday lives. The first five sessions will concentrate on Sound: 1. What is sound? 2. Sound waves 3. Musical instruments 4. The Ear and Voice 5. Digital sound
The second five sessions will focus on Light: 1. Properties of light 2. Colours and lasers 3. The eye and optical instruments 4. Digital photography 5. Waves and particles
The course will involve demonstrations and computer simulations and all course material will be made available on line, including recordings of each Zoom session.