|Module code||FSK 176|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Introductory mathematics: Symbols, exponents, logarithms, angles in degrees, radial measure, goniometry, differentiation, and integration. Motion along a straight line: position and displacement, acceleration. Vectors: adding vectors, components, multiplying vectors. Motion in two and three dimensions: projectile motion, circular motion. Force and motion: Newton’s Law, force, friction. Kinetic energy and work: work, power. Potential energy: Centre of mass, linear momentum. Collisions: impulse and linear momentum, elastic collisions, inelastic collisions. Rotation: kinetic energy of rotation, torque. Oscillations and waves: Simple harmonic motion, types of waves, wavelength and frequency, interference of waves, standing waves, the Doppler effect. Temperature, heat and the first law of thermodynamics.
|Service modules||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
|Contact time||4 lectures per week, 1 discussion class per week, 1 practical per week|
|Language of tuition||Both Afr and Eng|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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