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2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
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PHYS 42200 - Waves And Oscillations


Credit Hours: 3.00. Physics of waves and oscillations including sound, elastic waves, and electromagnetic waves such as light. Topics range from the theory of simple harmonic oscillators, transverse modes of a continuous string, and physical optics including interference, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, and resolution, to diffraction of X-rays and electrons by crystals. Optionally includes topics such as nonlinear waves and surface waves. Typically offered Fall Spring.