PCS 110 Physics

Units and vectors. Motion: linear, projectile, circular and oscillatory motion. Newton’s laws: Force, mass and acceleration; work, energy and power; linear and angular momentum. Electrostatics: Electric force and field; potential and potential energy; capacitance. Electric current and DC circuits. Magnetic field and force: magnetic force on currents and charges; Hall effect; torque on current loops; Waves: classification of waves; energy transfer; light and electromagnetic waves; diffraction and interference. MAPLE used for simulation/visualization of physical phenomena and problem solving. Lect: 3 hrs./Lab: 1 hr. Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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