E-mail icon E-mail courses Print icon Print course(s)
 

as of 11/12/2018

GENERAL PHYSICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: South Africa - University of Cape Town - 'Univ. of Cape Town'
UC Course SubjectPhysics
Number & Suffix: 31 A
Full UC Title: GENERAL PHYSICS 
Transcript Title: GENERAL PHYSICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course covers mechanics, properties of matter, thermal physics, and vibrations and waves. Mechanics topics are: vectors, kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, conservative and non conservative forces, friction, impulse, momentum, collisions, rotation, rotational dynamics, torque, rotational inertia, rotational energy, angular momentum, static equilibrium, gravitation. Properties of matter topics: elasticity, elastic moduli, hydrostatics, hydrodynamics. Thermal physics topics: temperature, heat, kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamics. Vibrations and waves topics: simple harmonic motion, damped oscillations, forced oscillations, resonance, traveling waves, phase velocity, superposition, standing waves, sound waves, sound intensity, Dopper effect. Assessment: weekly problem sets and two class tests (25%), weekly lab marks and lab exam (25%); final exam (50%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: GENERAL PHYSICS A 
Partner University Department: Physics 
Partner University Course Number: PHY1032F