ESP Biography

HUNTER SWAN, Stanford physics Ph.D. student

Major: physics

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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M6038: Almost Everything You'll Ever Need to Know About Calculus in Splash Fall 2017 (Nov. 11 - 12, 2017)
Crash course on calculus. I claim that you can learn the essential ideas of calculus in about two hours. I dare you to prove me wrong! This class is not for the faint of heart. It is heavily problem-oriented, so come prepared to flex your mathematical muscles.

C5789: Physics of Sound and Music in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22 - 23, 2017)
What makes the sound of an instrument distinct from other sounds around us, like blowing wind or crashing waves or a person talking? In this class, we'll look at the physics of sound and what makes sound musical. Students will get a chance to look at the sound waves generated by instruments and produce their own sound waves. Depending on time and student interest, we will also discuss some of the mathematical tools for describing sound (and waves in general), and Fourier analysis, in particular.