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PHYS 212 Vibrations and Waves

PHYS 212  Vibrations and Waves  Units: 3.00  

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.

Learning Hours: 120 (24 Lecture, 24 Tutorial, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite PHYS 206.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science