Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to learn the basic laws of electricity and magnetism and how to apply them. to learn how to use scientific process and gain facility with experimental techniques.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to -apply the basic laws of physics to the solution of conceptual and qualitative problems. -to further develop the ability to solve problems through logical thought and organized reason. -understand how physical laws and concepts are used to describe phenomena such as motion of electrical charges, magnetic field, the interaction of charged particles,electric circuits, induction, AC-DC currents

Course contents

1 Electrostatics 2 The Electrical Field 3 Gauss's Law 4 Electrical Potential 5 Capacitors and Dielectrics 6 Current and Resistance 7 Direct Current Circuits 8 The Magnetic Field 9 Sources of the Magnetic Field 10 Electromagnetic Induction 11 Inductance and Magnetic Material (part I) 12 Inductance and Magnetic Material (part II) 13 Induction, AC-DC currents

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Math1, Math2, Physics1

Recommended or required reading

University Physics by Young and Freedman

Study activities

  • Lectures - 80 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 48 hours
  • - 4 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 132 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 4 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 128 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams

Teacher

Durbo Badal Karis

Examiner

Durbo Badal

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2011-12-21

Assessment methods

2011-12-21 - Exams

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