Physical Sciences

PHYS 1001

Course description

This is a course designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of Physics. It deals with topics which include basic mechanics, simple harmonic motion natural frequencies and sound; heat, thermal expansion, temperature and heat transfer; electromagnetic waves, light optics electricity and magnetism. These concepts are developed by considering practical related examples. Laboratory experiments may be used to illustrate and investigate the principles involved.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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