Physics 153

Module code PHY 153
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

System of particles: centre of mass, Newton's laws. Rotation: torque, conservation of momentum, impulse and collision, conservation of angular momentum, equilibrium, centre of gravity. Oscillations. Waves: sound, intensity, superposition, interference, standing waves, resonance, beats, Doppler effect. Physical optics: Young-interference, coherence, thin layers, diffraction, gratings, polarisation.

Module credits 8.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites PHY 143
Contact time 2 practicals per week, Foundation Course, 2 discussion classes per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Physics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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