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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.
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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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