ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF GAZA – Department of Physics


GENERAL PHYSICS II – (PHYSB1102)


 


Semester: 2nd Semester.


Total Credits: 1 Credit hours.


 


Course Description: Introduction to the measuring devices used in the course, Electric circuits, Types of resistors, Ohm’s law, Connection of resistors, Resistance measurement, Solution of networks by means of Kirchhoff’s rules, Charging process of the capacitor, Discharging process of the capacitor, Measurement of AC quantities by using the oscilloscope, Reactance, Resonance, Magnetic field.


 


Textbook: Practical physics B by S. Taya, Z. Nassar, and M. Obaid.


The Purpose of the course


1. To provide an experimental foundation for the theoretical concepts introduced in the lectures of general physics B. It is important that students have an opportunity to verify some of the ideas for themselves.


2. To familiarize students with experimental apparatus, the scientific method, and data analysis so that they will have some idea of the inductive process by which the ideas were originated. To teach how to make careful experimental observations and how to think about and draw conclusions from such data.


3. To learn how to write a technical report which communicates scientific information in a clear and concise manner.


4. To introduce new concepts and techniques which have a wide application in experimental science, but have not been introduced in the standard courses. These may require that the student consult additional textbooks.


Grading System:


Homework & Quiz                10%


Reports                                   30%


Final exam                              60%


 

Course Outlines:

 













































Lectures


Topics


Lectures


Topics


First weak


Electrical instruments


Eighth week


The oscilloscope


Second weak


Ohm’s law


Ninth week


Reactance (the coil in an ac circuit)


Third week


Connection of resistors


Tenth week


Reactance (the capacitor in an ac circuit)


Fourth  week


Resistance measurement


Eleventh week


Resonance


Fifth week


Solution of networks by means of Kirchhoff’s rules


Tweleveth week


Magnetic field


Sixth week


Charging process of the capacitor


Thirteenth week


Review of the course


Seventh week


Discharging process of the capacitor


Fourteenth week


Final examination