 # Subject: Applied Physics / Physics 2

(Last Updated On: December 13, 2017)

### Course Name

• PHYSICS 2 / APPLIED PHYSICS

### Course Description

• Fluids; thermal expansion, thermal stress; heat transfer; calorimetry; waves; electrostatics; electricity; magnetism; optics; image formation by plane and curved mirrors; and image formation by thin lenses.

• Physics 1

### Course Objectives

After completing this course, the student must be able to:

• 1. Describe the characteristics of fluids at rest and in motion;
• 2. Compute the buoyant force on an object immersed in a fluid;
• 3. Compute the pressure and flow speed of a fluid at any point in a flow tube;
• 4. Determine the amount of expansion of a given material in relation to temperature change;
• 5. Determine the change in temperature of a given amount of material that loses or gains;
• 6. Solve problems about the law of heat transfer;
• 7. Describe the three methods of heat transfer;
• 8. Discuss the properties of waves;
• 9. Describe the modes of vibration of strings and air columns;
• 10. Solve problems on Doppler Effect;
• 11. Compute the electric force between electric charges;
• 12. Compute the electric field due to electric charges;
• 13. Compute the electric potential due to a charge and electric potential energy of charges;
• 14. Define electric current, electric resistance and voltage;
• 15. Solve problems on resistance and cells in series and parallel;
• 16. State Kirchhoff’s rules and apply them in a given circuit;
• 17. Compute the magnetic field of a given current-carrying conductors;
• 18. Compute the magnetic torque on a current conductor in a magnetic field; and
• 19. Describe image formation by mirrors and lenses.

### Applied Physics Course Outline

Following is the list of topics we will discuss in this course:
Applied Physics
LESSON 1: Fluids
LESSON 3: Sound
LESSON 5: Heat

### Suggested References

Cutnell, J.D. and K.W. Johnsons. Physics, 4th ed. Halliday, David, Robert Resnick and Jearl Walker. Fundamentals of Physics, 5th ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996. Serway, Raymond A. and John W. Jewett Jr. Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 6th ed. 2004. Young, Hugh D. and Roger A. Freedman. University Physics, 10th ed. Addison Wesley.

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