PHYS 1315 (General Physics for Medical Sciences)


 


The Islamic University of Gaza


 


Department of Physics


 


 


 


 


 


Semester: Fall 2007


 


Total Credits: 3 credits hours.


 


Course Description: The course deals with the following topics: Measurements and units, Vectors, Linear motion, Planar motion, Newton”s law of motions, Circular motion, Gravitation, Sattelite motion, Work and energy, Conservation of energy, Linear momentum, Center of mass, Collision, Rotational motion, Torque, Conservation of angular momentum, Static equilibrium, Simple harmonic motion, Fluid mechanics, Pascals princple, Archimedes principle, Coulombs Law, Electric Field, Electric Potential, Capacitance, Electric Current, Ohms Law, DC Circuits, Kirchhoffs Rules, RC Circuits, magnetism


 


Instructors: Bassam Saqqa.


Office Hours:

















Gender


Time


Room No.


Males


W: 11-12


B 538


Females


S: 11-12


B 538


         


 


Textbooks:           Physics by Giancoli (Sixth Edition)


 


References:1- General Physics I (Mechanics), Bassam Saqqa & Nasser Farahat


                   2- Physics for scientists and engineers with modern physics, Serway


                   3- Fundamentals of physics, Halliday, Resnic and Walker


                   4- University physics, Sears, Zemansky, and Young


 


 


Course Aims:


Understanding the basic concepts of Mechanics and Electricity.


 


Grading: Grades will be determined as follows:


 


Homework & Quizez:               10%


Two Midterms:                         20% for each


Final:  ­­­­­                                       50%


 


 


Course Outlines

 

































































Lectures


Topics


First weak


8-12/9


Sections 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7.  


Secon weak


15-19/9


Sections 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6.


Third weak


22-26/9


Sections 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9.


Fourth weak


29/9-3/10


Sections 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-6, 5-7.


Fith weak


6-10/10


Sections 6-1, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 6-8, 6-9, 6-10.


Sixth weak


13-17/10


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Seventh weak


20-24/10


Section 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 7-5, 7-6, 7-8.


28/10/2007


First Midterm Exam: Topics included are Chapters 1 to 6.


Eighth weak


27-31/10


Sections 8-1, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 8-7, 8-8.


Nineth weak


3-7/11


Sections 9-1, 9-2, 9-3, 9-4, 10-1, 10-2.


Tenth  weak


10-14/11


Sections 10-3, 10-4, 10-5, 10-6, 10-7, 10-8, 10-9, 10-10.


Eleventh  weak


17-21/11


Sections 11-1, 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, 11-5, 11-6, 11-7, 11-8.


Twelveth  weak


24-28/11


Sections  16-1, 16-2, 16-3, 16-4, 16-5, 16-6, 16-7, 16-8, 16-9.


25/11/2006


Second Midterm Exam: Topics included are Chapters 7 to 11


Thirteenth  weak


1-5/12


Sections 17-1, 17-2, 17-3, 17-4, 17-5, 17-7, 17-8, 17-9.


Fourteenth  weak


8-12/11


Sections 18-1, 18-2, 18-3, 18-4, 18-5, 18-6, 18-7.


Fifteenth  weak


15-19/11


Sections 19-1, 19-2, 19-3, 19-4, 19-5, 19-6, 19-7.


Sixteenth weak


22-26/12


Sections 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 12.5.


08/01/2007


Final Exam: All the topics are included