• Free oscillations of simple systems (including linearity and superposition principle)
    • Free oscillations of systems with many degrees of freedom (including vibrations of a string and Fourier analysis)
    • Forced oscillations, resonance
    • Travelling waves (including discussion of phase velocity, dispersion relations and impedance)
    • Reflection and transmission
    • Modulations, pulses, and wave packets (including group velocity, pulses, Fourier analysis of wave packets)
    • Waves in two and three dimensions
    • Polarizations
    • Interference and diffraction (including Huygens' Principle, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, geometrical optics)

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      • Waves, F. Crawford (Berkeley series, no. 3)

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      • Office hours

        Name Day Hours Building/Room E-mail
        Prof. Oleg Krichevsky   By appointment - 54/006
        Alexander Elikashvili Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00 54/


        Group What? Name Day Hours Building/Room
        1 Lecture Prof. Oleg Krichevsky Sunday 11:00-14:00 35/117
        11 TA Alexander Elikashvili Wednesday 10:00-12:00 34/209
        12 TAAlexander Elikashvili Wednesday 12:00-14:00 90/238
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        • Grading
          • Homework:
            • An exercise would be given weekly.
            • All exercises should be submitted electronically, using the submission system on the website.
            • Each exercise should be submitted before the deadline and in PDF format only.
            • Late or sloppy submissions will not be accepted.
            • You must submit at least 10 exercises in order to take the final exam.
            • You must show a reasonable attempt at solving each question.
            • Exam : 
              • FINAL GRADE = EXAM+(No_Of_Submitted_Exercises - 10).

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