# Course

Course Summary

Credit Type:

Course

ACE ID:

JETB-0006

Organization's ID:

PHYS102

Organization:

Location:

Classroom-based

Length:

115 hours

Dates Offered:

Credit Recommendation & Competencies

Level | Credits (SH) | Subject |
---|---|---|

Lower-Division Baccalaureate | 3 | Physics Theory |

Description

## Objective:

The course objective is to explore simple harmonic oscillators, circuits, magnetism, and optics using the classical mechanics of physics.

## Learning Outcomes:

- Identify parts of both transverse and longitudinal waves
- Calculate the period, frequency, wavelength, and velocity of a wave
- Explain induction and infer how charges will react in given situations
- Apply common physical constants to given situations
- Calculate the force between two charges and determine the direction of the electrostatic force
- Compare and contrast how charges move in insulators and conductors
- Apply the law of conservation of charge to determine the net charge of a system
- Given the electric field strength, calculate the force on a charge and apply Newton's second law
- Calculate the potential energy in a uniform electric field
- Calculate the total resistance in a circuit that has resistors in parallel
- Calculate the current in a circuit that includes resistors in both series and parallel
- Utilize Ohm's law to calculate the voltage, current, and resistance in a circuit
- Describe how capacitors work
- Calculate the capacitance of a capacitor
- Calculate the electric potential energy in a capacitor
- Calculate the total capacitance of a circuit that has capacitors in a series
- Calculate the total capacitance of a circuit that has capacitors in parallel
- Describe how a dielectric increases capacitance
- Describe how to measure volts and amps in a circuit including what tool to use and how to use it
- Describe elements of a magnet, including poles, domains, and recognizing common physical sources of magnetism
- Calculate the magnetic force on a current carrying wire
- Utilize the magnetic force to describe the centripetal motion of a particle
- Calculate the magnitude and direction of a magnetic field around a wire
- Calculate the force between two current carrying wires
- Calculate the magnetic field strength in a solenoid and identify properties of solenoids
- Calculate the electromotive force due to changing flux
- Calculate motional electromotive force
- Conceptualize how fields that coexist in the same space can be combined
- Compare and contrast electric and magnetic fields
- Calculate how different materials affect the speed of light through those materials
- Relate the focus of a mirror to its radius or curvature
- Utilize the lens maker's equation to calculate focal length of a lens
- Describe constructive and destructive interference and how they affect Young's double slit experiment
- Utilize Huygens' principle to describe how light diffracts as a wave
- Calculate the energy of a photon and describe how light acts as a particle
- Identify the progression of the electromagnetic spectrum
- Describe concepts related to lenses and how they refract light
- Describe concepts related to electromagnetic wave composition
- Calculate the magnitude and direction of the restoring force of a spring
- Describe the motion of a simple harmonic oscillator
- Calculate the oscillation frequency of a spring
- Calculate the period of a simple harmonic oscillator
- Calculate angular frequency in pendulums
- Compare and contrast transverse and longitudinal waves
- Calculate charge density on a given surface
- Given a charge, pair of charges, or two infinite plates, determine the direction and magnitude of the electric field
- Given a situation involving charging, identify if it is an example of conduction or induction, as well as calculate the net charges of the elements involved
- Describe how charges move in a simple circuit
- Contrast the difference between voltage and current
- Calculate the magnitude of the current in a simple circuit
- Describe how length and area affect a resistor
- Calculate the total resistance and resistivity in a circuit
- Calculate the total resistance in a circuit that has resistors in a series
- Detail how to make a magnet from ferromagnetic material
- Describe what an electromagnet is
- Calculate the magnitude and direction of magnetic force on a charged particle
- Identify common features of flux
- Use Snell's law to relate the angle of refraction and the index of refraction
- Recognize the relationship between the angle of incidence and the angle of reflection
- Calculate the magnification from a mirror or lens
- Relate the focus of a mirror or lens to the distance from the object and the distance from the image
- Calculate the intensity of an electromagnetic wave given electric field strength
- Describe concepts related to mirrors and how they reflect light

## General Topics:

- Simple harmonic oscillators and electrostatics
- Circuits
- Magnetism
- Optics

Instruction & Assessment

## Instructional Strategies:

- Audio Visual Materials
- Computer Based Training
- Practical Exercises

## Methods of Assessment:

- Examinations
- Quizzes

## Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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