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# Course List

## Physics 3

• Course Code :
PHY 231
• Level :
• Course Hours :
3.00 Hours
• Department :
Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

## Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be able to: • Enrich students' knowledge about Oscillations, waves, optics and Modern physics. • Enrich students’ knowledge about atomic structure and crystal systems. • Train students to apply studied topics on application related to Structural engineering.

## Physics 3

Ideal oscillation: representation, Energy and applications. Damped and forced oscillation. Classification of waves, Mechanical transverse wave, Sound waves: types, Speed and Intensity, Doppler effect. Superposition of waves, Standing Waves in string, rods and membranes. Light nature, Reflection, Refraction, Huygen's Principle. Interference: Conditions, Young's double slit, Intensity distribution, phase change. Diffraction: single and double slit patterns, diffraction grating. Polarization. Max-Planck's principle, photoelectric effect, the wave properties of particles, the quantum particle, uncertainty Heisenberg's principle. Hydrogen atom: Bohr's model, solids classification and crystalline structure. X-ray: production, spectral analysis, application.

## a. Knowledge and Understanding:

 1- a1- Explain and describe the types of oscillations and waves.. 2- a2- Define optics and modern physics each as a single topic. 3- a3- Describe and define geometrical and physical optics. 4- a4- Explain the comparative view between classical and modern physics. 5- a5- Describe the atomic physics and atomic structure.

## b. Intellectual Skills:

 1- b1- Analyze different physical quantities 2- b2- Predict the action/outcome of different bodies, systems. 3- b3- Justify the governing laws of oscillations, waves, Optics, modern and atomic physics. 4- b4- Think logically and creatively.

## c. Professional and Practical Skills:

 1- c1- Measure the different physical parameters and perform experiments related to the studied topics. 2- c2- Adapting knowledge to solve engineering problems using scientific tools.

## d. General and Transferable Skills:

 1- d1- Work effectively in a team. 2- d2- Accomplish the skills which are related to creative thinking, problem solver.

## Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Ideal oscillation: representation, Energy and applications. Damped and forced oscillation. 10 6 4
Classification of waves, Mechanical transverse wave 12 6 6
Sound waves: types, Speed and Intensity, Doppler effect 5 3 2
Superposition of waves, Standing Waves in string, rods and membranes 10 6 4
Light nature, Reflection, Refraction, Huygens' Principle 9 3 6
Interference: Conditions, Young's double slit, Intensity distribution, phase change. Diffraction: single and double slit patterns, diffraction grating. Polarization 8 6 2
Max-Planck's principle, photoelectric effect, wave properties of particles, the quantum particle, and uncertainty Heisenberg's principle. 10 6 4
Hydrogen atom: Bohr's model, solids classification and crystalline structure. X-ray: production, spectral analysis, application 11 9 2

## Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

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

## Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Exam 40.00 16
Lab 20.00 1
Mid-Term Exam 1 15.00 6
Mid-Term Exam 2 15.00 11
Participation and performance 10.00 1

## 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 :

1.“College physics”, Giambattista and Richardson, Mac gramttill, 3rd edition, 2010. 2.“Physics for scientists and engineers”, Serway, Thomson Brookes/Cok., 8th edition, 2011. a) “College physics”, Giambattista and Richardson, Mac gramttill, 3rd edition, 2010. b) “Physics for scientists and engineers”, Serway, Thomson Brookes/Cok., 8th edition, 2011.