DATE COMMENT
Sept. 14
(Thurs)

In class Quiz on Chapter 4 and lecture material.

Wave phenomena, relationship between frequency, wavelength, and speed of sound.

Reading assignment:  Chapters 6 and 8 from the Strong textbook.

Sept. 12
(Tues)

Begin waves and wave motion in air.

Sept. 7
(Thurs)

In class Quizon Chapters 3, 4, and lecture material.

Vibration in simple mass-spring systems and basic mass-spring-damper systems (cont.).

Stiffness and mass effect on natural frequency of vibration.

Begin waves and wave motion in air.

Sept. 5
(Tues)

Power and energy discussion.

Vibration in simple mass-spring systems and basic mass-spring-damper systems (Chapter 4)

Reading assignment:  Read chapter 4 from the Strong textbook.

Aug. 31
(Thurs)

Basic physical quantities and laws.  Measurement units for distance, time, mass, frequency, force, energy, power, etc.

Vibration in simple mass-spring systems and basic mass-spring-damper systems.

Aug. 29
(Tues)

First class meeting at 3:05PM in Howard Hall Room 117.

Course introduction and some listening experiments.

Reading assignment:  Read chapter 3 from the Strong textbook .