PHYS 105 (General Physics for Architects)
Credit Hours: 3
- Basic Quantities, SI Units, Dimensional Analysis.
- Vector And Scalar Quantities, Properties of Vectors, Components of A vector.
- Motion in One Dimension:
Displacement, Velocity, Speed, Acceleration, One-Dimensional Motion with Constant Acceleration (Kinematic Equations), Freely Falling Objects.
- Newton’s Laws of Motion, The Force of Gravity And Weight, Some Applications of Newton’s Laws, Forces of Friction.
- Work, Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy, Power, The Law of Conservation of Energy, Conservative And Nonconservative Forces, .
2) Mechanical Properties of Matter:
- Elasticity: Hooke’s Law, Stress & Strain, Young’s Modulus, Shear Modulus, Bulk Modulus.
- Fluid Mechanics: Density & Relative Density, Pressure, Pascal’s Law, Laminar & Turbulent Flow, The Ideal Fluid, The Equation of Continuity, Bernoulli’s Equation, Applications of Bernoulli’s Equation
- Temperature: The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, Temperature Scales, Thermometers.
- Quantity of Heat: The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat, Heat Capacity, Specific Heat, Newton’s Law of Cooling, Latent Heat of Fusion, Latent Heat of Vaporization, Thermal Expansion.
- Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Perfectly Black Body. Stefan’s Law.
"University Physics: Mechanics, Mechanical Properties of Matter & Heat". (In Arabic)
K.M.Alshibani & O.A.Elani
Publisher: Alkhraiji Publishing House, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2003)