Subject Code: PTH0016
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 Thermodynamics, Waves, Optics and Modern Physics. Student will learn the application of the models, laws and fundamental principles in solving various problems applicable for each topic.
Pre-Requisite: None
Credit Hours: 4
Student Learning Time: 160 hours
Assessment: Quizzes: 10%
Assignments: 10%
Industrial Talk Report: 10% Midterm Test: 20%
Final Examination: 50%
References:
  • Giancoli, D. C. (2009). Physics for scientists & engineers with modern physics (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall.(Textbook)
  • Faughn, J. S., & Serway, R. A. (2008). Serway’s college physics (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.
  • Fishbane, P. M. (2005). Physics for scientists and engineers (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Tippens, P. E., (2007). Physics (7th ed.). Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill.
  • Knight, D. R. (2008). Physics for scientists and engineers with modern physics (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Pearson Addison-Wesley.
  • Serway, R. A., & Jewett, J. W. (2007). Physics for scientist and engineers with modern physics (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.
  • Giambattista, A., Richardson B. C., & Richardson R. C. (2004). College physics. Boston : McGraw-Hill.
  • Walker, J. S. (2003). Physics (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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Course Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the subject, students should be able to:

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