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eSyllabus Palo Alto College PHYS1405 003 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: Sciences KOCHAT, SUJA 2104863387 Sabine Hall - 113 Introductory Physics I 72161 3 3 Department: Instructor: Phone: Email: OfficeLocation: Course Title: CRN: Lec. Hrs. per wk: Lab. Hrs. per wk: Credit Hours: This course stresses the importance of science in the modern world, while not requiring a mathematical background beyond algebra. Topics include mechanics, heat, and sound. Course Description (e-catalog): Prerequisites: MATH 0303 or equivalent Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301 Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302 PREREQUISITES, CO-REQUISITES and OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Text book for lecture: Conceptual Physics bY Paul G.Hewitt, 11th Edition Practicing Physic by Paul G. Hewitt is strongly recommended to use as a study guide. Text book for lab : Laboratory Manual,Conceptual Physics, 11th edition TEXTBOOKS (including ISBN#) and REQUIRED MATERIALS/RECOMMENDED READING: This course contains topics from Mechanics, properties of matter, heat and sound. Part I Mechanics Newton’s first law of motion-inertia Linear motion Newton’s 2nd and 3rd laws of motion Momentum and energy Rotational motion Gravity Projectile and satellite motion Part II Properties of matter The atomic nature of matter Solids Liquids Gases and plasma Part III Heat Temperature, heat and expansion Heat transfer Change of phase Thermodynamics COURSE CONTENT: 2/22/2012 Page 1 of 7
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Palo Alto College PHYS1405 003 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: Part IV sound Vibrations and waves Sound Musical sounds Physics 1405 Introductory Physics Course content: Upon successful completion of this course ,the student will be able to A. Discuss the Motion theory of Aristotle, Copernicus , Galileo and Newton. Define Newton’s first law of motion . B. Discuss speed ,velocity and acceleration. Study factors affecting the free fall ,and the acceleration on Galileo’s inclined plane. C. Define Newton’s second law of motion and differentiate between mass and weight, find the acceleration due to gravity. D. Define Newton’s third law of motion. Discuss action and reaction on different masses. Define vectors and find out the components of vectors in x and y directions. E. Discuss momentum and Impulse and study the relation with Newton’s second law. Define the conservation of momentum. F. Study the relation between work ,energy and power. Provide a brief description of various forms of energies. Discuss the working of the machines and finding out the efficiencies of the engines. Study different sources of energies and finding out the energy for life. G. Summarize different types of motions. Study center of gravity and stability of objects. Discuss centripetal and centrifugal forces in rotating frame.
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