Science - Course - General Physics

  • Course Code: PHYS243
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec)
  • Course Type: Faculty Core (FC)

Course Description

Physics and measurement: standards of length, mass, and time; Non-viscous fluids, Pascal’s principle, Bernoulli’s equation, Viscous flow of fluids and Poiseuille’s law; Temperature, heat and thermal properties of matter; Heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation; Reflection, refraction and image formation by the eye and camera; Sound waves; Moduli of Elasticity: Young, shear and bulk and relation among them; Elastic properties of materials; Coulomb's law and the electric field; Electric flux and Gauss’s law, Electric potential and potential energy; Capacitance and dielectrics; Magnetism: magnetic forces, magnetic dipole; Magnetic flux and Gauss law in magnetism.