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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ODY102 Sound Physics 927001 1 2 4
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to make the students learn the formation, behavior and properties of wave movements, how they are formed, how they are formed, their characteristics and their progress in the outer and middle ear.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Ramazan Bayram KARAKAYA
Learning Outcomes
  1. Can define what wave is, how they are formed and how many kinds of waves are.
  2. Waves can be propagated in what environments, and what the spreading rates depend on.
  3. Express the behavior of sound waves.
  4. To be able to define sound intensity, sound quality
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Prof. Dr. Nimetullah Esmer, Metin N. Akiner, Ahmet R. Karasalihoglu, Mustafa R. Saatci, "Clinical Audiology" Science Publications, 1995.
Raymond A. Serway, "Physics I" Palme Publishing
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Principles of sound physics, Waves, formation of sound waves, Sound waves analysis, acoustic structure of quiet rooms used in audiometric investigations, Reverberation, Psychological characteristics of sound, Calibration principles between measuring instruments and human ear.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Measurements in physics and magnitudes
3.Waves-Progressing Waves
4.Waves-Harmonic Waves
5.Sound Waves-Features
6.Sound Waves-Sound Waves Speed-Sound Pressure
7.Harmonic Sound Waves
8.Harmonic Sound Waves
10.Doppler Event
11.Stable Waves
13.Complex Sound Waves-Fourier analysis
15. Hearing-Ear Structure-Hearing Losses
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination170
Oral Examination130
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination170
Oral Examination130
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Makeup Examination111
Attending Lectures13339
Individual Study for Mid term Examination8216
Individual Study for Final Examination13226