PHYS212 : Reading Assignments

Reading for 2/26

Discrete Fourier Transformations and MP3 Encoding

Read the introduction to Lab 3.

Install the Audacity sound editor and recorder on your laptop. It's an open source project, and you can download it here:

Once you install it, see if you can record sound and play it back. Select a segment of your recording and use Analyze -> Plot Spectrum to see a Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT).

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