 Course Code :
PHY 132
 Level :
Undergraduate
 Course Hours :
4.00
Hours
 Department :
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Instructor information :
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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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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Books:
Book

Author

Publisher

Physics (Connect codes)

Alan Giambattista

McGraw Hill

Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics

Raymond A. Serway & John W. Jewett

Brooks Cole

Principles of Physics Extended

David Halliday / Jearl Walker

John Willey

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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