Subject Code:  PEL0016 
Objective:  This subject is designed to prepare students to reach the standard expected for foundation level. This subject also exposes students to various concepts and basic physics knowledge in main topics such as electricity, magnetism and electronics. Student will learn the application of the models, laws and fundamental principles in solving various problems applicable for each topics. 
PreRequisite:  None 
Credit Hours:  4 
Student Learning Time:  160 hours 
Assessment:  Quiz: 10% InLab Experiments Reports: 25% Midterm Test: 15% Final Examination: 50% 
References: 

Electrostatics
Electric Charges, Properties and Unit, Law of Conservation of Charges,
Charged Bodies, Coulomb’s Law, Electric Field , Electric Field Lines,
Motion in Uniform Electric, Field Electric Flux, Gauss’s Law, Electric
Potential, Potential Difference, Equipotential, Surface, Energy Due To
Point Charges, Energy Due To Distribution of Charges.
Capacitance
Capacitors, Capacitance, Dielectrics, Definition of Capacitance, Series
and Parallel Capacitors, Energy, Stored In Charged Capacitors.
Magnetism
Magnetic Field, Magnetic Force, Right – Hand Rule,Magnetic Force On
Current Carrying Conductor, Torque on Current Loop in Uniform Magnetic
Field, Motion of a Charged Particle in Magnetic Field, the Hall Effect,
the BiotSavart Law, Magnetic Force Between Two Parallel Conductors,
the Ampere’s Law, Magnetic Field in a Solenoid, Magnetic Flux, Gauss’s
Law in Magnetism, Faraday’s Law of Induction, Lenz’s Law of Induction,
Generators and Motors, Self and Mutual Inductance, Eddy Current and
Energy in Coil.
DC Circuits
Electric Current, Average Current, Instantaneous Current, Resistance
and Parallel Resistors, Temperature dependence of resistance in : Pure
Metal, Alloy, Semiconductor and Superconductor, Energy and Power.The
Electromotive Force, Internal Resistance, Loading Effect, Kirchoff ‘s
Current and Voltages Laws, Thevenin's Theorem, Norton's Theorem.
AC Circuit
Peak, r.m.s value in sine – and squarewave voltages, Single
components: R,C,L : phase and power, series circuit: impedance phase,
resonance in LCR circuit, power in circuit and parallel circuit.
Electronics
Semiconductor and Semiconductor Materials; Intrinsic and Extrinsic
Semiconductors, PN junction, Rectification, Bridge Rectifier, Bipolar
Junction Transistor: Types and Principle of Operation, Transistor as an
amplifier.
At the completion of the subject, students should be able to: