Course Code: PHYS 101

Course Title : Physics

Weekly Class and Application Hours: 3-2

Short Course Description: An introductory course in General Physics specially designed for students of the Department of Agricultural Sciences,Biotechnology and Food Science. It covers selected topics from the following areas of Physics: Fluid mechanics, Heat and Thermodynamics,Optics, Nuclear Physics with emphasis on biological effects of nuclear radiation.

The course includes lectures, tutorials and lab demonstrations.

Textbook 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 Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95%compulsory