Stream 2: Slade Lecture Theatre (MWTh 2pm)

Lecture slides are provided with 2 slides per page (2pp) and 6 slides per page (6pp).


 Lecture
 Topic  Prereading  Slides  Worked Examples
 Lecture 1    
 Simple Harmonic Motion
 -  PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)  
 
 Lecture 2
 SHM & Energy
 14.1-14.3  PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
2006 Exam Question
 Lecture 3
 Pendulums & Resonance
 14.5-14.8  PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
 
 Lecture 4
 Mechanical Waves
15.1-15.2
 PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
 
 Lecture 5
 Wave Equation & Wave Speed
 15.3-15.4  PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
2009 Exam Question
 Lecture 6
 Interference & Superposition
 15.6  PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
 
 Lecture 7
 Standing Waves & Normal Modes
 15.7-15.8, 16.1
 PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
2011 Exam Question
 Lecture 8
 Sound Waves & Perception of Sound
16.1-16.3
 PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
 
 Lecture 9
 Interference & Beats
16.6-16.7
 PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
 
 Lecture 10
 Doppler Effect & Shock Waves
 16.8-16.9  PDF(2pp) PDF(6pp)
 

  • Animations of Simple Harmonic Motion from Physclips (UNSW)
  • Video of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse and article explaining the cause
  • Video documentation of the London Millenium Bridge oscillations
  • Online Applet for simulating waves on a string
  • Animation of oscillations in a red giant star
  • Website on physics of waves in different music instruments

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Any questions/problems email daniel.huber@sydney.edu.au