Course Code & Number:
Level of Course:
Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:
Laboratory Work - 15%
Midterm Exams - 40%
Final Exam - 25%
Quizes - 5%
On-line Homeworks - 15%
Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Convert (C) the verbal description of a problem into the language of physics, sketch (a) a diagram to analyze (A) it in terms of the known and unknown physical quantities.
2. Apply (a) the fundamental principles of physics, like conservation of energy and momentum, Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law, 1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics; expressed as (C) mathematical equations involving the known/unknown physical quantities for any given problem, and then solve (a) them for the unknowns.
3. Distinguish (A) between static and dynamic forms of energy with examples.
4. Evaluate (E) the correct number of significant figures for each parameter in the given problem; perform calculations using estimates of order of magnitudes, and carry out unit algebra.
5. Employ (a) the vector notation in order to identify (C) the components of multidimensional problems and evaluate (E) each independently. Use (a) vector algebra to evaluate (E) physical quantities like force, work and magnetic field.
6. Express (C) verbally and in writing the concepts, processes and results in general physics effectively and competently..
8. Bloom’s Taxonomy Levels: (C) Comprehension, (a) Application, (A) Analyze, (E) Evaluate.