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Physics 2

  • Course Code :
    PHY 132
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    4.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Area of Study :

Overall aims of the course are: • Enrich students’ knowledge about physical concepts of magnetism. • Train student about magnetism application related to electrical engineering.

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Physics 2

1) Electricity: A- Electrostatics: Vectors - Coulomb’s Law – Electric field intensity – Electric potential – Electric potential energy – Relation between electric field and electric force – Relation between electric potential and electric field – the motion of charge in an electric field – The capacitor and capacitance of different types of capacitors – Energy stored in capacitor – Capacitors with dielectric materials – Gauss’s Law for electrostatics and its applications for the case of spherical, cylindrical and plane geometries. B- Electrodynamics: Electric current macroscopically and microscopically – Ohm’s Law and electrical resistance – The resistivity and conductivity – Variation of resistance with temperature – The electrical circuit simple and multi loop electrical circuits and its solutions using Kirchhoff’s rule. 2) Magnetism: A- Magnetostatics: The Magnetic force due to moving charge and due to an electrical circuit carrying a current in an electric field – Ampere’s circuital Law and its applications for the case of long straight wire, a solenoid and a toroid – Gauss’s Law of magnetism. B- Magnetodynamics: Faraday’s Law and its applications for the case of a variable magnetic field or a variable area with respect to time – The self and mutual inductance – Maxwell’s equation in integral form and their physical meanings

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Explain the difference between different multiplication ways of vectors.
2- Distinguish between electric force, electric field and electric potential of electric charges.
3- Describe capacitors and different ways of connections.
4- Describe RC circuit mechanism and solving electric circuits by kirchoffs’ laws.
5- Explain the magnetic fields, magnetic sources and electromagnetic induction.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Evaluate different physical, electrical quantities.
2- Evaluate non measurable physical, electrical quantities.
3- Predict the action/outcome of different bodies and systems.
4- Predict the appropriate volumes, areas, or contours that simplifies problems.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Apply Physical laws experimentally.
2- Measure the different physical parameters and perform experiments related to the magnetism

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work effectively in team.
2- Communicate effectively.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Sources of magnetic fields. 7 3 4
Faraday's law 7 3 4
Applications for Faraday’s Law 7 3 4
Self and Mutual inductance 14 6 8
Introduction and Vectors 7 3 4
Electric force & Electric field 14 6 8
Gauss Law and applications 14 6 8
Electric potential 14 6 8
Capacitors and dielectrics. 7 3 4
Current, Resistance and DC Circuits 7 3 4
Magnetic field. 7 3 4

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Physics 2

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem solving
Experimental learning
Cooperative learning

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Physics 2

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final exam 40.00
Lab 20.00
Mid-Term Exam 1 15.00
Mid-Term Exam 2 15.00
Participation and performance 10.00

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Physics 2

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Extended Principles of Physics David Halliday / Jearl Walker John Willey
Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics  Raymond A. Serway & John W. Jewett Brooks Cole

Course notes :

handout and notes

Recommended books :

a) “College physics”, Giambattista and Richardson, Mac gramttill, 3rd edition, 2010. b) “Physics for scientists and engineers”, Serway, Thomson Brookes/Cok., 8th edition, 2011.

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