Engineering - Course - Material Properties and Heat

  • Course Code: PHYS282
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab)
  • Course Type: Basic Sciences and Mathematics Courses (BSMC)

Course Description

Properties of materials: units, dimensions, experimental errors, circular motion of rigid bodies, moment of inertia, compound pendulum, elasticity of materials, Hook’s law, relations between stresses and strains, elastic energy, torsion, gravitation and gravity, satellite motion, pressure measurements, flow of ideal fluids, streamlines and equation of continuity, Bernoulli’s equation and its applications, viscosity of fluids, flow in capillary tubes; Heat: heat and temperature, temperature measurements, specific heat and latent heat, heat transfer by conduction, heat convection, heat transfer by radiation and black body radiation.