Courses Catalogue

Fundamentals Of Physics Ii

COURSE CODE: PHY1211
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


This   course   advances   the   understanding   of   applicable   technological   advances   in

electromagnetism or nuclear physics, optical physics heading to direct development of new products in industrialization developments.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

These are first-year freshman courses at KIU designed to: Provide an introductory treatment of scientific concepts fundamental to Engineering.  Apply scientific methods to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data in engineering

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  •   Outline the technological advances in electromagnetism in industrialization.
  •   Apply   optical   physics   heading   to   direct   development   of   new   products   in industrialization developments.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •    Analyze electric circuits, geometric and physical optics,
  •   Evaluate magnetostatics and wave motion,
  • Measure   and   analyze   electromagnetism,   Electromagnetic   induction   (including
  • Faraday's law and Lenz's law).
  •   Analyze and evaluate atomic physics and quantum effects,
  •   Analyze nuclear physics.