# ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF GAZA – Department of Physics

GENERAL PHYSICS I – (PHYSA1301)

### Semester: Summer Semester 2008/2009.

Total Credits: 3 credit hours.

##### Course Description: Units, Dimensions, Vectors, Linear motion, Freely falling bodies, Planner motion, Projectile motion, Circular motion, Relative motion, Newton’s laws of motion, Frictional forces, Centripetal force, Nonuniform circular motion, Newton’s law of Gravitation, Satellite motion, Work, Kinetic energy, Potential energy, conservative and nonconservative forces, Elastic and Inelastic collisions, Center of mass, Rotational motion, Rigid body, Angular quantities, Static Equilibrium, Oscillatory motion, Simple harmonic motion and examples, Fluid Mechanics.

Textbook: B. Saqqa and N. Farahat, General Physics I (Mechanics), 3rd edition.

Reference:

1-     R. Serway, Physics for Scientists and Engineers with modern physics, 6th edition.

2-     D. Halliday and R. Resnick, Fundamentals of Physics, 5th edition.

Homework & Quiz                20%

Midterm                                 20%

Final exam                              60%

##### Course Outlines:

 Lectures Topics Lectures Topics First week Sections 1.1,1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 Ninth week Sections 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5 Second week Sections 1.7, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Tenth week Sections  8.6, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3 Third week Sections 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 Eleventh week Sections 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7 Fourth week Sections 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 2/12/2008 Second Midterm Exam: Topics included are Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8 Fifth week Sections 4.6, 5.1, 5.2 Tweleveth week Sections 9.8, 9.9, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 Sixth week Sections  5.3, 5.4, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 Thirteenth week Sections 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5 21/10/2008 First Midterm Exam: Topics included are Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4. Fourteenth week Sections 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 12.5 Seventh week Sections 6.4, 6.5, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 Fifteenth week Make-up for the lost lectures Eighth week Sections 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.1 14/01/2009 Final Exam: All topics are included