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Wave Motion and Acoustics - NUFY077
Title in English: Vlnění a akustika
Guaranteed by: Department of Physics Education (32-KDF)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2015
Semester: both
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: 2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Jan Obdržálek, CSc.
Classification: Physics > Teaching
Annotation -
Last update: T_KDF (22.05.2001)
Basic lecture. The basic conceptions of waves and acoustics are explained and demonstrated, particularly from musical acoustics. Only basic knowledge of calculus is expected. Lecture is oriented to future teachers of primary and secondary schools.
Literature - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jan Obdržálek, CSc. (13.05.2005)

Jiříček Ondřej: Úvod do akustiky. Skriptum ČVUT, FEL, 2002, 146 str.

Obdržálek Jan: Fyzikální terminologická čítanka se slovníčkem ČA a AČ. Rozhledy matematicko-fyzikální, 1998-1999.

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jan Obdržálek, CSc. (13.05.2005)

Basic concepts of vibration

Vawe, vibration, oscillation. Period, frequency, wave length, wave number, phase velocity, group velocity. Doppler effect.


Acoustics generally. Classification of its basic parts.

Physical acoustics

Acoustic quantities: acoustic displacement, velocity, accelleration, pressure. Sound intensity, loudness. Level and dB calculus.

Musical acoustics: sound, noise, tone and its characteristics (objective and subjective). Tonal concept of the music. Tunings.

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