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Physics 3

  • Course Code :
    PHY 231
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be able to: • Enrich students' knowledge about Oscillations, waves, optics and Modern physics. • Enrich students’ knowledge about atomic structure and crystal systems. • Train students to apply studied topics on application related to Structural engineering.

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Physics 3

Ideal oscillation: representation, Energy and applications. Damped and forced oscillation. Classification of waves, Mechanical transverse wave, Sound waves: types, Speed and Intensity, Doppler effect. Superposition of waves, Standing Waves in string, rods and membranes. Light nature, Reflection, Refraction, Huygen's Principle. Interference: Conditions, Young's double slit, Intensity distribution, phase change. Diffraction: single and double slit patterns, diffraction grating. Polarization. Max-Planck's principle, photoelectric effect, the wave properties of particles, the quantum particle, uncertainty Heisenberg's principle. Hydrogen atom: Bohr's model, solids classification and crystalline structure. X-ray: production, spectral analysis, application.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- a1- Explain the principals of ideal oscillation
2- a2- Define the main terms of mechanical transversewave
3- a3- List the main items of sound waves
4- a4- Describe the main concept of superposition of waves
5- a5- List the main items of light nature
6- a6- Define the main terms of Max-Planck's principle
7- a7- Describe the main concept of hydrogen atom: Bohr's model

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1- Analyze the system of ideal oscillation
2- b2- Calculate the values of mechanical transversewave
3- b3- Assess issues of sound waves
4- b4- Solve problems regarding superposition of waves

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1- Proceed test steps of the sound waves
2- c2- Proceed test steps of the light nature
3- c3- Prepare technical reports for hydrogen atom: Bohr's model

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1- Cooperate and communicate effectively


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Ideal oscillation: representation, Energy and applications. Damped and forced oscillation. 10 6 4
Classification of waves, Mechanical transverse wave 15 9 6
Sound waves: types, Speed and Intensity, Doppler effect 5 3 2
Superposition of waves, Standing Waves in string, rods and membranes 10 6 4
Light nature, Reflection, Refraction, Huygens' Principle 15 9 6
Max-Planck's principle 10 6 4
hydrogen atom: Bohr's model 5 3 2
Revision 5 3 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Discussion
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Experimental learning
Cooperative learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Exam 40.00 16
Lab 20.00 1
Mid-Term Exam 1 15.00 6
Mid-Term Exam 2 15.00 11
Participation and performance 10.00 1

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Course notes :

handout and notes

Recommended books :

1.“College physics”, Giambattista and Richardson, Mac gramttill, 3rd edition, 2010. 2.“Physics for scientists and engineers”, Serway, Thomson Brookes/Cok., 8th edition, 2011. a) “College physics”, Giambattista and Richardson, Mac gramttill, 3rd edition, 2010. b) “Physics for scientists and engineers”, Serway, Thomson Brookes/Cok., 8th edition, 2011.

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