Physics 144

Module code PHY 144
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The main topics covered in this module are Mechanics and Thermodynamics. Kinematics: Basic types of motion, one-dimensional motion, two- and three dimensional motion, linear momentum and its conservation, multi-object systems and the centre of mass.
Forces: Types of forces, Newton's Laws of Mechanics and applications, friction.
Energy: Work, heat, conservation of mechanical energy.
Thermodynamics: First law of thermodynamics, empirical gas laws, mechanical model of the ideal gas, energy of the ideal gas, basic thermodynamic processes.

Module credits 8.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites PHY 133
Contact time Foundation Course, 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Physics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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