Physics
Topic outline

This course introduces a fundamental of physics. It covers unit and measurements, kinematics, forces and Newton’s law of motion, statics equilibrium, work, energy and power, fluid mechanics, electric and magnetism.

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· Standard of length, mass and time
· SI Prefixes
· Conversion of unit

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· Vectors and scalar quantities.
· Components of a vector and unit vectors.
· Displacement, position, velocity, speed and acceleration· Instantaneous velocity and speed.
· Free falling objects

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· The concept of force
· Newton’s First Law and inertia
· Newton’s Second Law
· The gravitational force and weight
· Newton’s third law
· Forces of friction

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· Static The study of forces in equilibrium.
· The condition for equilibrium.
· Rigid objects in static equilibrium.

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· Work done by a constant force
· The scalar products of two vectors
· Work done by a varying force
· Kinetic energy and the WorkKinetic energy
· Theorem
· Power

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· Pressure
· Mass, density and viscosity
· Buoyant forces and Archimedes principles
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· Electric resistance and Ohm’s Law
· Coulomb’s Law
· The electric field· Electric flux and Gauss Law
· Internal resistance of a battery
· Electric power and energy

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· Magnets and magnetic fields
· Magnetic force on electric current, charge particles and current carrying wire
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