NAME OF THE COURSE: PHYSICS
COURSE CODE: PHY 105
DEPARTMENT / DIVISION: FACULTY OF PHARMACY
ACADEMIC PROGRAM: UNDERGRADUATE
LECTURES IN: ENGLISH
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The objectives of this course are to provide the students with the fundamental principles of Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Physical Chemistry and Radioactivity to enable them to gain skills for problem solving and a scientific thinking, and to establish the foundations for further studies in pharmacy.
Measurement, vectors, kinematics, dynamics-Newton’s laws, applications of Newton’s laws, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, physical chemistry, radioactivity.
Midterm Examinations 30%
Final Examination 50%
TEXT BOOK/ RECOMMENDED READING
D. Halliday, R. Resnick, and J. Walker, “Principles of Physics”, 9th Edition, Wiley.
R. A. Serway and R. J. Beichner , Physics for Scientist and Engineers with Modern Physics, 7th Edition, Thomson Brooks/Cole
Douglas C. Giancoli, Physics for Scientist and Engineers with Modern Physics, 3rd Edition, Printice Hall.
|1. Week||Units and Vectors.|
|2. Week||Motion in one Dimension.|
|3. Week||Motion in Two Dimension|
|4. Week||Newton’s Laws|
|5. Week||Applications of Newton’s Laws|
|6. Week||Fluid Mechanics|
|7. Week||Mid-Term Examination.|
|8. Week||Fluid Mechanics|
|9. Week||Temperature, Thermal Expansion and Ideal Gas|
|10. Week||Kinetic Theory of Gases, Heat and First law of Thermodynamics|
|11. Week||Action Potential.|
|12. Week||Structure and Properties of Nucleus Binding energy and Nuclear Forces, Radioactivity|
|13. Week||Alpha, Beta and Gamma Decay, Half Life|
|15. Week||Final Exam|