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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Higher Education College of Computer & Information Sciences Majmaah University


Course Name: 
Physics 2 
Course Code: 
PHY 125 
Academic Year: 
201415 (143536H) 
Semester: 
Term 2, 
Course Overview

This course is introducing the following topics: The Standards of Length, Mass and Time, Dimensional analysis, and Conservation of Units. The Motion in One and Two Dimensions. The Law of Motion. The Energy and Energy Transfer. The Potential Energy. The Linear Momentum and Collisions. The Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis: Angular Position, Velocity, and Acceleration. Rotational Kinematics, Angular and Linear Quantities, Rotational Kinetic Energy, Calculation of Moments of Inertia, Relationship Between Torque and Angular Acceleration, Work, Power and Energy in Rotational Motion.
Course Details


Level: 
Level 4 
Credit: 
3(3+0+1) 
PreRequisites: 
Phy 104 
Co Requisites: 
 
Learning Outcomes of Course

After successful completion of this course, student will be able to
 Gain knowledge of the basic concepts and principles of Mechanics, which is relevant and helpful for their further studies.
 Get strong understanding of the concepts and principles of Mechanics through lectures, laboratory experiments and assessment tools.
 Be able to appreciate the basic principles of mechanics such as linear motion, Newton‘s law of motion, work, energy, and power, angular momentum and torque.
 Solve Physics problem in a structured process.
 Measurement of fundamental quantities and able to deal with standard instruments.
Course Assessment

Name of Assessment Task 
Weight of Assessment 
Week Due 
1. Midterm Exam1 
20% 
67 
2. Midterm Exam2 
20% 
1213 
3. Quizzes 
10% 
3 and 10 
4. Assignments/Home Work 
10% 
5 and 13 / 2, 4, 6, 9, and 11 
5. Final Exam 
40% 
16 
Assessment Task and Learning Outcomes Alignment

Assessment Task Name 
Course Learning Outcomes 

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4 
5 

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3. Quizzes 
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4. Assignments/Report/Seminar 
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5. Final Exam 
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Teaching Contact Details

Name of Course Coordinator: 
Dr Manjunatha S 
Email of Course Coordinator: 

Lab/Tutorial Instructor: 
Dr Manjunatha S 
Email of Lab/Tutorial Instructor: 

Office Hours: 
8.00 a.m. to 02.30 p.m. 
Office Number: 
0164045381 
Office Phone Number: 
0164045381 
Details of Required Text Book

Book Name 
Authors Name 
Publisher 
Year 
Edition 
1. Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics 
Jewett and Serway 
Thomson Brooks/ Cole 
2013 
9^{th}Edition (part 1, Chapters: 1 to 12 only) 
Details of Required Reference Books

Book Name 
Authors Name 
Publisher 
Year 
Edition 
1. Fundamentals of Physics Extended 
Wiley 
2010 
10^{th} Ed 

2. College Physics 
AddisonWesley 
2009 
7^{th} Ed 

3. The Feynman Lectures on Physics 
Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton and Matthew Sands 
Basic Books 
2011 
1^{st} Edition (New Millennium Edition) 
IT Resources

The following IT Resources will require to access
1. CSIS, Majmaah University Student Email
2. Internet
3. Course Website (Moodle)
Course Schedule


Course Topics 
Book’s Chapter 
Event Name 
Week Due 


Classical Mechanics; standard of unit of length, mass and time 
Part: 1; Mechanics, Physics and measurement. 
Brain storming and review of previous syllabus. 
Week1 


Dimensional analysis and Conservation of Units. 
Physics and measurement. 
Home Work 1 
Week2 


The Motion in One and Two Dimensions. The Law of Motion. 
Motion in one dimension 
Quiz 1 
Week3 


Relation between u, v, a and t and problems. The Energy and Energy Transfer 
Laws of Motion in one dimension, application of Newton’s laws. 
Home Work2 
Week4 


The Potential Energy and solution to the problems. 
Energy of a System 
Assignment 1 
Week5 


The Linear Momentum and Collisions 
Conservation of Energy and Linear Momentum and Collisions. 
Home Work3 
Week6 


Solution to the problems. 
Linear Momentum and Collisions and Problems 
First Midterm Test

Week7 


The Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis: Angular Position, Velocity, and Acceleration. 
Rotation of Rigid Objects about a Fixed Axis. 

Week8 


Rotational Kinematics, Angular and Linear Quantities 
Home Work4 
Week9 



Rotational Kinetic Energy, 
Rotational energy 
Quiz2 
Week10 


Calculation of Moments of Inertia and solution to the problems 
Angular Momentum 
Home Work5 
Week11 


Relationship Between Torque and Angular Acceleration. 
Angular Momentum 
Assignment 2 
Week12 


Mathematical relations and Solution to the problems. 
Angular Momentum 
Second Midterm Test. 
Week13 


Work, Power and Energy in Rotational Motion. 
Work and power 

Week14 


Solution to problems and revision of the syllabus 
Problems 
Review of syllabus 
Week15 


Final Examination 
Week16 


Referencing Style


The American Psychological Association (APA) referencing style must be use for all submissions of this course.
Course Assessment Task

Assessment Name: 
Midterm Exam1 
Description of Task Assessment: 
This assessment is aligned to learning outcomes1, 2, and 4. The assignment contains questions like multiple choice, short question (statements) and problems. It helps to assess: 1) The knowledge of students’ in particularly able to understand the difference between linear and rotational motion of objects. Also, student’s gain knowledge of units and its conversion from one system into another. 2) The students are able to calculate problems Newton’s laws, angular momentum, torque and acceleration. The complete details of the assessment task are provided in Module. 
Task Assessment Due Week/Date: 
7^{th} Week/26102014 
Return Week/Date to Students: 
7^{th} Week/28102014 
Weight of Task Assessment: 
20% 
List of Learning Outcomes Assessed: 
1 and 2 
Assessment Name: 
Midterm Exam2 
Description of Task Assessment: 
This assignment is aligned to learning outcomes like 3 and 4. In that regard, the assignment contains questions that assess: 3) students’ gain knowledge in laws of motion in one, two and three dimension representation. 4) Students' able to calculate problems on velocity, acceleration, force, linear momentum and rotator motion by applying suitable formulae. They able understand and resolve conceptual questions on the topic. The complete details of the assessment task are provided in Module. 
Task Assessment Due Week/Date: 
13^{th} Week/26112014 
Return Week/Date to Students: 
7^{th} Week/28112014 
Weight of Task Assessment: 
20% 
List of Learning Outcomes Assessed: 
3 and 4 
Assessment Name: 
Final Exam 
Weight of Task Assessment: 
40% 
Duration: 
3 hours 
Warning: 
Calculator (Scientific described by the university), table log books are allowed.. 
List of Learning Outcomes Assessed: 
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 1. Gain knowledge in basic concepts and principles of Mechanics, which relevant to their further studies. 2. Get strong understanding of the concepts and principles of Mechanics. 3. Able to appreciate the basic principles of mechanics such as velocity & acceleration, forces, Newton‘s law of motion, work, energy, and power, rotational motion and torque. 4. Solve physics problem in a structured process and able to convert from one system of unit into another system. 5. Measurement of fundamental quantities with standard instruments like speedometer, Newton’s meter and so on. 