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Course Desciption 
The course gives an overview of general physics with more stress of the various form of energy . A series of extensive practical laboratory experiment are conducted to reinforce the theoretical aspect of the course.

Textbook(s) 
(1) Nelson and Parker, Advanced Level Physics.
(2) Yavorsky and Pinsky , Fundamental of Physics , Volume (I) and (II).
(3) Hay and Hughes ( First Year Physics for Radiographers).

Course Objectives 
The course is designed as a prerequisite to overview fundamental principles of physics required for a through understanding of radiation physics and radiation protection. 
Topics Covered 
 Basic idea on measurements and units.
 Mechanical force, work and energy .
 Heat temperature , energy , conduction, convection and radiation.
 Electrostatic include properties of electric charge , laws of electric force , induced charge , conductors and insulators.
 Elementary electron theory , electric charge , potential and potential , capacity and capacitor .
 The electrical circuit , heating effect of DC current , ohm's law .
 EMF , electric resistance , factors affecting resistance on conductors , electrical power and laws of heating.
 Magnetic fields around current , solenoids and electro magnets, moving iron meters.
 Force on current in magnetic field, motor principles, moving coil meter, electro magnetic induction, mutual and self induction , generation of AC supply heating effect of AC supply, peak and effective ( RMS) values and mean value.
 AC and AC principle , AC transformers including theory of construction , copper and iron loss , transformer regulation and rating , transformer power calculations.

Class/Laboratory Schedule 
Tuotorials. Practical. 
Computer Applications 
None. 
