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Fall 2021
Dec 01, 2023
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PHYS 191 - General Physics For Engineering I
•Physics and Measurements: Units and Physical Quantities- Vectors- Motion in One Dimension- Motion in Tow Dimension- Horizontal Motion- Vertical Motion- Projectile Motion- Kinematic Equations. •The Laws of Motion: Newton’s First Law- Newton’s Second Law- Some Applications of Newton’s Laws- Circular Motion and its Application. •Work and Energy: Kinetic Energy- Work Done by Constant Force- Work Energy Theorem- Potential Energy- Conservation of Energy- Quantization of Energy. •Linear Momentum and Collision: Linear Momentum- Impulse of Momentum- Collisions- Elastic and Inelastic Collision- The Center of Mass- Motion of a System of Particles. •Rotational Motion: Angular Position, Velocity and Acceleration- Rotational Kinematic Motion Equations- Angular and Linear Quantities- Rotational Kinetic Energy- Calculations of Moments of Inertia- Torque- Work, Power and Energy in Rotational Motion- Rolling Motion of a Rigid Objects. •Angular Momentum: Angular Moment- Angular Moment of a Rotational Objects – Conservation of Angular Moment- The Motion of Gyroscopes and Tops. •Elasticity: Elastic Properties of Solids- Type of Elasticity- The Center of Gravity and Static Equilibrium. •Universal Gravitation: Newton’s Law of Gravitation, Measuring the Gravitational Constant – Free-Fall Acceleration and the Gravitational Force- Kepler’s Law and Motion of Planets- Energy Considerations in Planetary and Satellite. •Waves: Definitions of Waves, Pulse on a Rope, Transverse Wave, Longitudinal Wave, Complex Waves, Earthquake Waves, Amplitude of Waves, Wavelength of Waves, Frequency of Waves. •Temperature: Definition of Temperature, Thermal Equilibrium, Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, Celsius Scale, Kelvin Scale, Fahrenheit Scale, Thermal Expansion, The Mole, The Ideal Gas Law. •Heat: Definition of Heat, Heat Capacity, Specific Heat, Calorimetry, Phase Change, Energy Transfer Mechanism, First Law of Thermodynamics, Thermal Processes.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Maths, Stats and Physics Department

Course Attributes:
Science Course (TUI)

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level MATH 101 Minimum Grade of D

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