Courses Catalogue

Fundamentals Of Physics Ii

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

Course Description

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 a 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 JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

These are a 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

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

·        Outline the concept of electromagnetism

·        Apply optical physics heading to direct development of new products in industrial developments.

·        Acquire basic knowledge of atomic physics and quantum effects,

·        Discuss the concept of wave motion, oscillation and ultrasonic motion

 

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 nuclear physics.