Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Classical Mechanics

COURSE CODE: PHY1103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 45
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Physics) - B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

An introductory course in Newtonian mechanics that stresses invariance principles and the associated conservation laws; Topics include: kinematics of motion, vectors and their application to physical problems, dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, energy and momentum conservation, rotational motion.

COURSE AIM

 

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course students should be able to:

·         Discuss basic mechanics of motion, vectors, force, and to energy and systems of particles

·         Explain  classical mechanics in the area of oscillations.


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