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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Waves and Vibrations (PHYS 212)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. McLean
Next Session: Winter 2017
https://sites.google.com/site/queensphysics212/

Prerequisites: PHYS 206​  

Description:

Fundamentals of free, damped and forced vibrations with applications to various mechanical systems. Coupled oscillations and normal modes. Classical wave equation, standing and travelling waves. Continuum mechanics of solid bodies; elasticity theory with applications. Introduction to optics: image formation and optical instruments.

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