Yearbooks

Radiation physics 110


 
Module code RFI 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Units: converting, dimensional analysis. Mechanics: momentum, force, energy, circular motion, moment of inertia, angular momentum, simple harmonic motion.
Electrostatics: Coulomb’s law, electric field, potential. Direct currents: resistors, Ohm’s law. Capacitors: capacitance, series, parallel energy. Magnetism: force on a moving charge, electric motor. Electromagnetic induction: Faraday’s law, Lenz’s Law, generators. Alternating currents: average and rms value, three phase, rectification, transformers. Electrical safety. Atomic structure: ionization, excitation.
X-rays: production, absorption.

Module credits 10.00
Service modules Faculty of Health Sciences
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Physics
Period of presentation Year

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2019. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share