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Winter Quarter 2011
Professor ARMEN N. KOCHARIAN
Department of Physics and Astronomy,
California State University, Los Angeles
Email: armen. email@example.com
Web site: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/akochar/
312, Telephone: (312) 343-2125
PHYS LEC: TTH
9:50 am – 11:05 am
PHYS 102-02, LEC 10028:
Text book R.A. Serway C. Vuille, & C.A.
Bennett.: COLLEGE PHYSICS (8-th Edition)
(Lecture + Lab)
is a calculus-based
study on Mechanics. Prerequisites
are required. The suggested course for chapters 10 through 19 inclusive follows the
content of the text book. Updated modified versions of syllabi will be available on
WebCT. The supplementary Text book of P. Davidovits on “Physics in Biology
and Medicine” (3-rd Edition); ISBN: 0123694116 is required for assigned text
material and additional problems.
PHYS 102-09, LAB 11171
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm (PS 300)
Temperature Scales, Expansion. Ideal Gases, Kinetic Theory, Radiation.
Energy in Thermal Processes:
Heat and Internal Energy, Specific Heat and Entropy. Problem
1-st and 2-nd Laws of Thermodynamics, Thermal Processes, Thermal
Efficiency, Entropy and Disorder. Problem Solving.
Vibrations and Waves:
Hook′s Law, Elastic Potential Energy and SHM, Types of Waves,
Interference. Problem Solving.
Speed of Sound, Energy and Intensity, Spherical and Plane Waves, Doppler Effect,
Standing waves and Resonance. Problem Solving.
Electric Forces and Fields:
Electrical Charges, Coulomb Forces, Electrical Fields, Gausse′s
Law. Problem Solving.
Electrical Potential, Capacitance. Conductors and Equipotential Surfaces,
Combinations of Capacitors, Electrical Energy. Problem Solving.
Current and Resistance:
Electric Current, Ohm′s Law, Energy and Power, Superconductors.
Electromotive Force, Combination of Resistors, Kirchhoff′s Law, RC Circuits.
Magnets, Magnetic Field and Forces, RHR and Ampere Law. Problem Solving.