# Physics and Engineering

## PHY101-General Physics I

3 lect. 3 lab.,4cr.

(Fall/Spring/Summer I)

This course covers the concept of classical physics from introductory mechanics through thermodynamics. Topics include: kinematics, Newton's Laws-particle dynamics, statics, fluid statics and dynamics, heat and thermodynamics.

Prerequisite: MAT 102 or Math Placement test into MAT 121

## PHY 102-General Physics II

3 lect., 3 lab., 4 cr.(Fall)

The science of measurement; vector analysis; rectilinear motion; Newton's Laws and their application to particle dynamics, condition for equilibrium; conservation of energy and conservation of momentum.

Prerequisite: Completed or concurrent enrollment in MAT 205 is required.

## PHY 103-Physics for Science & Engineering I

3 lect., 3 lab., 4 cr.(Fall)

The science of measurement; vector analysis; rectilinear motion; Newton's Laws and their application to particle dynamics, condition for equilibrium; conservation of energy and conservation of momentum.

Prerequisite: Completed or concurrent enrollment in MAT 205 is required.

## PHY 104-Physics for Science & Engineering II

3 lect., 3 lab., 4cr.(Spring)

A continuation of 35103. Topics include: rotational kinematics and dynamics; harmonic motion; gravity; traveling waves; vibrating bodies and sound; hydrostatics and hydrodynamics; temperature & heat measurement, heat transfer, kinetic theory of gases; first and second laws of thermodynamics.

Prerequisite: PHY 103, or completed or concurrent enrollment in MAT 205.

## PHY 105-General Physics I with Calculus

3 lect., 3 lab., 4cr.(Fall)

A calculus based course in general physics. The course covers the concepts of classical physics from introductory mechanics through thermodynamics. Topics include: kinematics, particle dynamics, statics, fluid statics and dynamics, thermodynamics.

Prerequisite: MAT 205.

## PHY 106-General physics II with Calculus

3 lect., 3 lab., 4cr.(Spring)

A continuation of PHY 105. A calculus-based treatment of wave motion, electricity and magnetism, optics, relativity, quantum theory atomic and nuclear physics.

Prerequisite: PHY 105.

Corequisite: MAT 206.

## PHY 108-Acoustics

2 lect., 2 lab., 3 cr. Spring)

An introduction to the fundamentals of sound. Topics include: elementary principles of wave motion; analysis of musical sounds from varied sources including voices, instruments, oscillator, synthesizers and recording media. Emphasis is placed on those factors which permit performer and listener to understand and control musical sounds.

Prerequisite: MAT 101 or permission of instructor.

## PHY 111-Applied Physics I

2 lect., 2 lab., 3 cr. (Fall)

An introduction to the fundamentals of mechanics, fluids, and heat. Topics include statics, kinematics, dynamics, energy, heat measurement gas laws, pressure, and hydraulics.

Prerequisite: Completed or concurrent enrollment in MAT 107 is required.

## PHY 203-Physics for Science & Engineering III

3 lect., 3 lab., 4cr.(Fall)

Treatment of electro- and magneto-statics. Gauss' Law, Faraday's Law, Ampere's Law, Maxwell's Equations. Resistance; inductance;capacitance. Transient and steady state analysis of RC, RL and RLC circuits. Resonance, electromechanical analogues.

Prerequisite:PYS 104.

Corequisite: MAT 207

## PHY 204-Modern Physics

3 lect., 3 lab., 4cr.(Spring)

A study of physical and geometric optics; relativistic kinematics and dynamics; black body radiation and Planck's constant; wave particle duality; introduction to quantum theory and wave mechanics; nuclear reactions; elementary particles; introduction to molecular and solid state physics.

Prerequisite: PHY 203, or both PHY 105-6 and MAT 205-6.

## CHM 120-Elements of Chemistry and Physics

2 lect., 2 lab., 3 cr.

A survey of the fundamental principles of chemistry and related physical laws. Only elementary mathematics is used. Topics include: safety in the laboratory, measurement, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical equations, solutions, electrolytes, acid-base reactions, pH, the gas laws, main organic functional groups, introductory biochemistry, nuclear physics and radioisotopes, and an introduction to mechanics. Not open to students who have successfully completed CHM 105 or highernumbered chemistry courses.

Prerequisite: Tested into MAT 101 or higher or completed MAT 020

## PHY 120-Astronomy

2 lect., 3.,lab., 3 cr.

The relationship of physical laws to the structure and size of the universe is the means by which the methods of observational astronomy are studied. The role of gravity in the formation of stars, galaxies and clusters is emphasized. Current study of cosmology is placed in the historical context. Besides observing session, the laboratory emphasized. Current study of cosmology is placed in the historical context. Besides observing sessions, the laboratory emphasizes the methods of observational astronomy.

Prerequisite: Tested into MAT 101 or completed MAT 020 or permission of instructor.

## PSC 125-Physical Science: The Physical World

2 lect., 2 lab., 3 cr.

Topics are drawn from the fields or Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology and Astronomy with emphasis on how the scientific method guides the various disciplines. Laboratory work enhances and develops the lecture material.

Prerequisite: Tested into MAT 101 or completed Developmental Algebra MAT 020.

## PSC 140-Physical Science: The Environment

2 lect., 2 lab., 3 cr.

A study of the interaction between the physical environment and man. Concepts in natural sciences are introduced as a basis for discussion of current environmental issues. Local environmental issues are emphasized. Laboratory work includes field trips.

Prerequisite: Tested into MAT 101 or completed Developmental Algebra MAT 020.

## EGR 101-Engineering I

2 lect., 2 lab., 3 cr. (Fall)

An introduction to Engineering as a career with emphasis on communication skill. Topics to be presented include engineering graphics, technical report writing, computer graphics, 3D graphics modeling. 2D physical modeling and introduction to spreadsheets.

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MAT 121 or MAT 131 or higher.

## EGR 102-Engineering II

2 lect., 2 lab., 3 cr(Spring)

An introduction to engineering calculations involving the use of the digital computer. A structured object-oriented language such as C++ or Java is taught. Problems are drawn from DC-AC- digital circuit theory, numerical methods. A programming language course where problems are also solved using spreadsheets, math processors circuits modeling program, and visualization applications.

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MAT 121 or MAT 131 or higher.

## EGR 205-Mechanics I

4 cr. (Fall)

Deals with forces in static equilibrium, including frictional forces. Introduces matrices to solve equations of more than one unknown. Thorough treatment of centroids and second moments. Maximum and minimum second moments; principal axis.

Prerequisite: PHY 104.

Corequisite: MAT 207.

## EGR 206-Mechanics II

4 cr. (Spring)

Kinematics-absolute and relative motion. Force, mass and acceleration. Work and energy, impulse and momentum. Mechanical vibrations. Modern use of vector analysis throughout the course.

Prerequisites: EGR 205 and completed or concurrent enrollment in MAT 214.

## EGR 212-Circuit Theory

3 lect., 3 cr.( Spring)

Sinusoidal analysis of circuits using complex algebra and phasor concept. Average and RMS voltage, current and power. Complex power. Fourier analysis. Series and parallel resonance. Polyphase circuits. Complex frequency. Thevenin's and Norton's Theorem. Superposition theorem.

Prerequisite: PHY 203

## EGR 214-Thermodynamics

3 cr. (Spring)

A study of the first and second laws of thermodynamics, open and closed energy systems, properties, and unit systems. Includes application to compressors, pumps, turbines, heat exchanges, and nozzles.

Prerequisite: PHY 104 and MAT 207

## EGR 216-engineering Computations

2 cr. (Spring)

A survery of the mathematical methods used in electricity and magnetism and mechanics. The goal of the course is to introduce the gradient divergence, curl and Laplacian application of the wave equation.

Prerequisite: MAT 207 and compeleted or concurrent enrollment in MAT 208

## EGR 218-Material Science

3 cr. (Fall)

A study of the relationship between the structure and properties of metallic, organic, and ceramic compounds. The physical structure of materials and their limitations are related to use in areas of science and engineering.

Prerequisite: 34106 and (PHY 104 or PHY 106)

## EGR 220-Solid Mechanics

3 cr. (Spring)

Analysis of stress and strain due to axial, torsional, thermal and flextural loads; elastic deformation and buckling applied to beams, shafts and columns. The course will address statically determinant and indeterminant problems. The concepts of principal stresses, principal strains and Mohr's Circle will be presentd as well as shear and moment diagrams.

Prerequisite: EGR 205 and MAT 207

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