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This course is offered as a regular class Fall Semesters on the USU campus in Logan, Utah. There are 8 modules representing 8 different aspects of sound.

 Science of Sound

ECE 3260

Professor Paul Wheeler, Ph.D.

Electrical and Computing Engineering
Utah State University

Course Structure: Three 1 hour sessions per week

Prerequisites: None

Image courtesy of Corrine Ellsworth

Course Description

Welcome to Science of Sound. This course is offered as a regular class Fall Semesters on the USU campus in Logan, Utah. It is also available over the internet Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters, or as a yearlong independent-studies course. In each case, work is submitted using the internet. The only difference in the regular class held Fall semester is that students meet with the professor three times a week to discuss the material in the text. A teaching assistant is assigned to answer questions via the internet. The course consists of reading the text, supplementing concepts using the Internet, solving homework problems based on the reading, and taking exams over the internet. There are 8 modules representing 8 different aspects of sound. You will complete 5 of the 8 modules for the course (Modules 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6). The other 3 modules (Modules 4, 7, and 8) are optional, but may be completed to increase your point total. To complete a module you will need to 1) read the chapters in the text associated with the module; 2) submit a homework assignment consisting of problems selected from each chapter; and 3) pass an exam based on the material presented in the module.

Techincal Requirements

If you have any problems viewing the material in this course, make sure you have the Macromedia Flash and Real Player .

Course Contents

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig3_22.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: newton.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Glossary , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: strobe(1-3b).swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig3_15.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - About the Professor , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Glossary , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 3 - Musical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: throw.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 5 - Electroacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: canon.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 8 - Environmental Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 5 - Electroacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 2 - Psychoacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 5 - Electroacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 2 - Psychoacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 1 - Physical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 7 - Electronic Music , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 1 - Physical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 3 - Musical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 6 - Architectural Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: ear.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 7 - Electronic Music , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Glossary , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 1 - Physical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig3_16.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 4 - The Human Voice , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig_2_7.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 2 - Psychoacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 1 - Physical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 3 - Musical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 2 - Psychoacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Syllabus , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 2 - Psychoacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 3 - Musical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 6 - Architectural Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 1 - Physical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig_2_12.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 8 - Environmental Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Glossary , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: new_clarinet.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 5 - Electroacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 5 - Electroacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE3260: Course photo , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 7 - Electronic Music , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: work.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: gravity_slow.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: clarinet.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 7 - Electronic Music , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: pendulum.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig3_18.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 4 - The Human Voice , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Glossary , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig3_4.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: power.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: strobe(1-3a).swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Glossary , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 6 - Architectural Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 8 - Environmental Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 6 - Architectural Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 7 - Electronic Music , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: superposition.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 4 - The Human Voice , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig_1_9.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 2 - Psychoacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Paul Wheeler Photo , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 5 - Electroacoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 3 - Musical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 3 - Musical Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 4 - The Human Voice , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - ECE 3260: fig8_2.swf , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Module 8 - Environmental Acoustics , Spring 2004

ECE3260 - Download This Course , Spring 2004

Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . Wheeler, P., admin. (2005, January 25). Science of Sound. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Electrical_and_Computer_Engineering/Science_of_Sound/index.html. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License