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(For the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Content:   

• Kinematics: Instant and Average Speed-Acceleration, Examples of Motion in 2 Dimensions
• Newton's Laws and Applications, Friction and Fluid Resistance, Circular Relative Motion
• Kinetic/Potential Energy, Work, Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces, Energy Conservation Principle
• Linear Momentum and Principle of Conservation, Elastic and Inelastic Collisions, Center of Mass
• Rotation of Rigid Bodies: Angular Speed-Acceleration, Torque, Moment of Inertia, Rolling without Slipping, Rotational Energy, Angular Momentum and Principle of Conservation
• Periodic Motion: Simple Harmonic Oscillator: Equations and Energy, Simple and Physical Pendulum
• Mechanical Waves: Mathematical Wave Description, Speed-Acceleration-Wave Energy
• Introduction to Thermodynamics: Temperature, Calorimetry, Thermal Equilibrium, Thermal Expansion, Heat and Heat Conduction Mechanism
• Ideal Gases: Kinetic Gas Theory, the Ideal Gas Equation, Internal Energy, First Thermodynamic Law, Heat Capacity, Thermodynamic Processes, Diagrams P-V-T
 

Assesment: • 1st Midterm Exam (1/3 of the course content), 25% of the final grade • 2nd Midterm Exam, (1/3 of the course content), 25% of the final grade • Final Exam, (all course content), 50% of the final grade