Physics 143

Module code PHY 143
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Vectors. Kinematics of a point: relative motion, projectile, circular motion. Dynamics: Newton’s laws, friction. Work: point masses, ideal gas law, springs, power. Energy: kinetic energy, potential energy, conservative forces, spring, conservation of mechanical energy. Hydrostatics and dynamics: density, pressure, Archimedes' law, continuity, Bernouli.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Prerequisites PHY 133
Contact time 2 discussion classes per week, 2 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week, Foundation Course
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Physics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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