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Module VIBRATIONS AND WAVES

Module code: MP205
Credits: 5
Semester: 2
Department: THEORETICAL PHYSICS
International: Yes
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Simple harmonic motion - description with complex exponentials. Superposition of periodic motions. Forced and damped oscillations and resonance. Coupled oscillators and normal modes. Vibrations in continuous systems. The wave equation. Travelling and standing waves. Sound and light as transverse and longitudinal waves. Dispersion and group velocity. Fourier transform and frequency spectrum. De Broglie waves. Uncertainty principle as a bandwidth theorem. Schroedinger equation. Quantum particle in a box.

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