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PHYS215 OSCILLATIONS AND WAVES

Course Code: 2300215
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HAKAN ALTAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2300112
Set 2: 2300106
Set 3: 2300114
Set 4: 2300110
One of the sets above should be completed before taking PHYS215 OSCILLATIONS AND WAVES .

Course Content

Linear and non-linear oscillations; coupled oscillations; transverse and longitudinal waves; interference; diffraction and polarization; waves in more than one dimension; acoustic waves; non-linear optics; geometrical optics.