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EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT VALUE PREREQUISITES DURATION OF COURSE WEBPAGE PHYS102 First year COURSE LEVEL PHYSICS II University Core in Physical/Natural Sciences COURSE TYPE (4, 1) 4 6 credits ECTS VALUE None MATH151 COREQUISITES One semester SPRING 2012-2013 SEMESTER AND YEAR http://physics.emu.edu.tr, http://physics.emu.edu.tr/hmazhari E-mail habib.mazhari@emu.edu.tr mustafa.halilsoy@emu.edu.tr omar.mustafa@emu.edu.tr izzet.sakalli@emu.edu.tr Office AS 337 AS 340 AS 343 AS 345 Telephone 1067 1254 1378 2897

INSTRUCTORS Assist. Prof. Dr. S. Habib Mazharimousavi (01) Prof. Dr. Mustafa Halilsoy (02) Prof. Dr. Omar Mustafa (04) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Izzet Sakalli (06) ASSISTANTS Morteza Kerachian (01) Tayabeh Tahamtan (02,04,06)

morteza.kerachian@cc.emu.edu.tr tayabeh.tahamtan@emu.edu.tr

AS 336 AS336

1153 1153

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Concepts of thermal physics. The laws of thermodynamics. Problems of electrostatics involving electric forces, electric fields, electric flux, Gausss law and electric potential. Problems of electrodynamics involving magnetic forces, magnetic fields and magnetic flux. Faradays law. AIMS & OBJECTIVES To introduce the fundamental concepts of thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism necessary for engineering science and provide essential background for engineering students. To provide students with a deeper understanding of fundamental laws and concepts of natural phenomena. To improve students problem solving skills. To strengthen students creative and systematic thinking capability. GENERAL LEARNING OUTCOMES (COMPETENCES) On successful completion of this course, all students will have developed knowledge and understanding of: the basic concepts of thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism; mathematical modeling of problems and their analytic solutions; the connection of course material to engineering applications; validation of theory through experiment/observation. On successful completion of this course, all students will have developed their skills in: formulating appropriate equations to solve problems; thinking critically and performing necessary analytic calculations in a logical order; performing scripted experiments as a team, analyzing and evaluating the data, and writing lab reports. On successful completion of this course, all students will have developed their appreciation of, and respect for values and attitudes to: the discipline of physics as a fundamental branch of science that provides qualitative and quantitative explanations about the physical world; being an open-minded, curious, creative and reasoned skeptic; being aware of ethical issues in science. GRADING CRITERIA Excellent understanding of the concepts and the principles as demonstrated by correct and accurate knowledge and A application of theory/laws in solving problems. Response to problems is clear, legible, concise and accurate. Excellent (excellent) performance. ~85% and above Better than average understanding of the concepts and the principles as demonstrated by correct and accurate B knowledge and application of theory/laws in solving problems, but does not have the depth and outstanding quality of (good) an "A". Response to problems is fairly clear, legible, but occasionally contains some inaccuracies. Performance ~70% and above exceeds the minimum requirements. An average understanding of the concepts and the principles as demonstrated by reasonably correct knowledge and C application of theory/laws in solving problems, but doesn't have any depth. Response to problems is reasonably clear, (average) legible, but contains inaccuracies. It reveals a sufficient understanding of the material, but lacks depth in understanding ~60 % and above and approach/application. Content and form do not go beyond basic expectations and/or display some substantial errors. Acceptable but non-exceptional performance that does not go beyond the minimum requirements. Minimal knowledge and barely sufficient understanding of the concepts and the principles as demonstrated by D approximately correct application of theory/laws in solving problems. Response to problems is not very clear and is (barely sufficient) barely legible, and contains many inaccuracies. It reveals a minimum (confused) understanding of the material, and ~50% and above lacks depth in understanding and approach/application. Content and form do not adequately meet the basic expectations, and/or display significant errors. Performance demonstrates severe problems in one or more areas. F Work does not meet the most minimal standards. It reveals no understanding of the material, lack of basic academic (fail) skills and knowledge, or completely incomprehensible writing. Performance is not acceptable. Below 50% NG Not enough information to assign a letter grade. nil grade

METHOD OF ASSESSMENT Midterm I Exam Midterm II Exam Final Exam Labs Lab Exam Total

25 points 20 points (to be held on 03 May 2013, Friday at 16:30) 40 points 5 points 10 points (to be held on the same day as Final Exam) 100 points

IMPORTANT NOTES Participation to lectures: Active participation to lectures is a must for successful completion of this course. Students failing to attend lectures on a regular basis may receive an NG grade. Make-up exam: There is only one make-up exam that will be held after the finals (its date, place and time will be announced later). Make-up exam is for Midterm I and Midterm II Exams. A letter grade of F will automatically be converted to NG if the student misses an exam and yet does not attend the make-up. Objections: Graded exam papers will be available for inspection upon request. According to the regulations of The University, any objections or re-grade requests should be made within a week of the announcement of grades. TEXTBOOK (REQUIRED) J. W. Jewett, Jr. and R. A. Serway, Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 8th Edition. COURSE SCHEDULE Week Topics 1 Chapter 19 Temperature (Sections 1-3,5) 2-3 Chapter 20 The First Law of Thermodynamics (Sections 1-7) 4 Chapter 21 The Kinetic Theory of Gases (Sections 1-4) 5-6 Chapter 22 Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics (Sections 1-7) 6-7 Chapter 23 Electric Fields (Sections 1-7) 8-9 Midterms 10-11 Chapter 24 Gausss Law (Sections 1-4) 11 Chapter 25 Electric Potential (Sections 1-6) 12 Chapter 29 Magnetic Fields (Sections 1-4) 13 Chapter 30 Sources of the Magnetic Field (Sections 1-3, 5) 14 Chapter 31 Faradays Law (Sections 1-4) 15-16 Finals LAB POLICIES There will be five lab sessions throughout the semester. These will be scheduled during the time slots of the tutorial sessions. Please refer to the schedule below for the specific date of each lab session. Note that students who do not attend at least three lab sessions will not be allowed to sit for the lab exam. Students repeating the course may request exemption from labs; in this case, lab points gained in the previous semester will be used in calculation of the total grade. Note that this is not applicable to students repeating the course because of an NG grade or students who attended less than three lab sessions in the previous semester. LAB SCHEDULE GROUP DAY 01 1 02 2 04 3 06 2

PERIOD 5/6 7/8 1/2 1/2

LAB 1 25 February 26February 27February 26 February

LAB 2 11 March 12 March 13 March 12 March

LAB 3 25 March 26 March 27 March 26 March

LAB 4 15 April 16 April 17 April 16 April

LAB 5 29 April 30 April 08 May 30 April

ACADEMIC DISHONESTY Cheating is copying from others or providing information, written or oral, to others. According to university by-laws cheating is a serious academic dishonesty case punishable with disciplinary action including a letter of official warning and/or suspension from The University for up to one semester. Disciplinary action is written in student records and may appear in transcripts.

PLEASE KEEP THIS COURSE SYLLABUS FOR REFERENCE AS IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION!