Course Code : PHYS 101

Course Title : Physics

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 3-0

Course Description:An introductory course in General Physics designed for students of the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnologyand Food Science. It covers selected topics from the following areas of Physics: Fluid mechanics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Optics, NuclearPhysics with emphasis on biological effects of nuclear radiation. The course includes lectures, tutorials and lab demonstrations.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Introductory Physics I by Robert G. Brown Duke University Physics Department Durham, NC 27708-0305

  2. College Physics: A Strategic Approach2nd ed., Pearson Addison-Wesley (2009), ISBN 0-321-59549-1.

  3. COLLEGE PHYSICS by Dr. Paul Peter Urone, California State University

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.