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NS 214 Oscillations, Waves and Optics Select Term:
Linear oscillators. Coupled oscillators and normal modes with mechanical and electromagnetic examples. Inertia, restoring force and damping. Driven systems and resonance. The continuum limit. Waves and wave equations. Dispersion relations. Phase. Interference and diffraction. Wave packets. Impedance, reflection, absorption and transmission. Polarization. Geometrical optics. Brief introduction to nonlinearity.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 6.000
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -