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Physics 3

  • Course Code :
    PHY 231
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

 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 Petroleum 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- Explain the basic principles of oscillations, waves and their classifications.
2- Define the sound wave and its applications.
3- Explain the different theories of light waves.
4- Illustrate the basic principles of Max-Planck and photoelectric effect.
5- Describe the basic principles of atomic physics and crystalline structures.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Evaluate the parameters of oscillations and waves.
2- Evaluate the parameters of sound waves and the apparent frequency using Doppler effect.
3- Apply the light theories to determine reflection, refraction, diffraction, interference and polarization parameters.
4- Apply Max-Planck principle on photoelectric effect to determine the energy of electrons.
5- Evaluate the main characteristics of atomic physics.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Measured the gravitational acceleration using the simple pendulum.
2- Applying the superposition phenomenon to measure the properties of a string.
3- Measure the parameters of photoelectric phenomenon.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work effectively in a team.
2- Communicate effectively.


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Physics 3

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Ideal oscillation: representation, Energy and applications. Damped and forced oscillation. 12 6 6
Classification of waves, Mechanical transverse wave 5 3 2
Sound waves: types, Speed and Intensity, Doppler effect. 10 6 4
Superposition of waves, Standing Waves in string, rods and membranes. 7 3 4
Light nature, Reflection, Refraction, Huygens' Principle. 5 3 2
Interference: Conditions, Young's double slit, Intensity distribution, phase change. Diffraction: single and double slit patterns, diffraction grating. Polarization. 15 9 6
Max-Planck's principle, photoelectric effect, wave properties of particles, the quantum particle, and uncertainty Heisenberg's principle. 10 6 4
Hydrogen atom: Bohr's model, solids classification and crystalline structure. X-ray: production, spectral analysis, application. 8 6 2
Students Presentation 3 3 0

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

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

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Physics 3

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignment 5.00
Final Exam 40.00
Lab 10.00
Mid-Term Exam I 10.00
Mid-Term Exam II 20.00
Participation 10.00
Presentation 5.00

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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.

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