Topics covered include heat, wave phenomena, electrostatics, electric circuits, magnetism and electromagnetic induction. This course is equivalent to general level second term Physics courses at BCIT.
Below is one offering of PHYS 2301 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.
Mon Jul 18 - Thu Aug 25 (6 weeks)
- 6 weeks
- CRN 68127
Class meeting times
|Jul 18 - Aug 23||Mon, Tue||09:00 - 12:00||Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1710|
|Jul 20 - Aug 24||Wed, Thu, Fri||09:00 - 12:00||Online|
|Aug 25||Thu||09:00 - 12:00||Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1710|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
** IMPORTANT INFORMATION - READ CAREFULLY AND READ IN FULL BEFORE REGISTERING ** The course fee is DUE UPON REGISTRATION and MUST BE PAID AT THAT TIME. Failure to pay upon registration will result in the student being dropped from the course without prior notice. This course will be delivered in a Hybrid format. All Monday **** and Tuesday AND the Thursday August 25th class will be held in person at the Burnaby campus; all Wednesday and Thursday (except Thursday August 25th) and Friday classes will be held online via Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca). Students do not need to be physically on campus for the online classes; a computer with access to the internet is required. A detailed term schedule will be discussed during the first class. It is important that students sign in to their myBCIT account and the Learning Hub PRIOR to the course start date to review any messages the course instructor may have posted. Any student who withdraws from the course AFTER it has begun will not be allowed to re-register and re-join the learning activities this pts 202220 term. **** There is no class on Stat Holiday Monday August 1st.
This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
- Apply the concepts of calorimetry to compute temperature changes, heat loss/gain in conduction and radiation processes, thermal expansion and thermal stress in technological contexts.
- Demonstrate how vibrations and wave concepts apply, predict modes of vibration in simple systems, and explain the use of sound waves in non-destructive testing.
- Verify Ohm's Law for DC current and voltage and compute resistivity.
- Analyze electric and magnetic forces and simple electric circuits.
Effective as of Fall 2003
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