Physics in the Arts / Edition 1

Physics in the Arts / Edition 1

by P.U.P.A Gilbert, W. Haeberli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123741505

ISBN-13: 9780123741509

Pub. Date: 02/05/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Physics in the Arts is a concise, 288 page four-color entry in the Complementary Science Series, designed for science enthusiasts and liberal arts students requiring or desiring a well-developed discussion of physical phenomena, particularly with regard to sound and light.

Typical course: A course on sound and light for non-science majors. The nature

Overview

Physics in the Arts is a concise, 288 page four-color entry in the Complementary Science Series, designed for science enthusiasts and liberal arts students requiring or desiring a well-developed discussion of physical phenomena, particularly with regard to sound and light.

Typical course: A course on sound and light for non-science majors. The nature of sound and sound perception; fundamentals of harmony, musical photography, color perception, and color mixing. Easily understood by those with high school algebra and geometry.

* Offers an alternative route to science literacy for those interested in the arts, music and photography
• Popular science book with wide readership beyond the classroom at an accessible level
• Material covered at a level appropriate for self-study or as a complementary textbook
• Companion website for Instructors available in Spring 2008

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123741509
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/05/2008
Series:
Complementary Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Light
1: Light and Light Waves
2: Reflection and Refraction
3: Lenses
4: The Eye
5: Photography
6: Color and Color Vision
7: Additive Color Mixing
8: Subtractive Color Mixing
9: Color Generating Mechanisms
Sound
10: Periodic Oscillations
11: Simple Harmonic Motion
12: Damped Oscillations and Resonance
13: Adding Sound Sources: Beats and Harmony
14: Waves
15: Sound Perception
16: The Ear
17: Vibration of Strings
18: Pipes
19: Fourier Analysis
20: Musical Scales
21: Musical Instruments
Solutions to Problems

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