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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

PHYS 2283 (P28D) OSCILLATION, WAVES AND OPTICS (4 credits)

PHYS2291 (P29B) DIGITAL ELECTRONICS (4 credits)

Pre-requisite:P1110 (P11A), P1111 (P11B0) and A-Level Mathemat- ics or equivalentCo-requisite: PHYS2280 (P28A)

Syllabus: Oscillation and Waves: Simple, damped and forced harmonic motion. Equations of motion and their solutions. Different aspects and applications of these motions. Equation of wave motion in one dimension. Longitudinal and transverse waves and the consideration of different examples of the propagation and interaction of these waves. Interference Optics: Divided wave front and divided amplitude Interference with examples and necessary background theory. Geometrical Optics: Imag- ing by optical systems; Thin lenses; Cardinal points; Matrix

method for thick lens Systems; Aberrations Assessment: 35 Hours of practical coursework. Theory Coursework Practical Coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

Prerequisite: P1110 (P11A) and P1111 (P11B) OR MATH1140 (M12A) and MATH1150 (M12B) & COMP1100 (CS11E) and COMP1200 (CS11F) OR MATH1160 (M15A) and MATH1170 ( M15B)

Syllabus Components and Devices: Basic theory and application of elec- tronic and opto-electronic components such as zener diodes, SCR, LEDs, LDs, optical receivers, optical fibre. Digital elec- tronics: Comparison of analogue and digital systems, Boolean Algebra, Basic logic functions NOT, AND, OR. Duality. Com- putational rules of logic algebra. Generalised logical system, inputs and outputs, variables, NAND, NOR, EXCLUSIVE OR, Combinational logical systems. Simplification of logical equa- tions. KV tables up to four variables. Number system, codes,

coding. Introduction to sequential systems. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework Theory coursework Practical Coursework One 2-hour paper

20%. 20% 60%

PHYS 2290 (P29A) INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL PHYSICS AND BIOENGINEERING (4 credits)

Pre-requisite: PHYS1110 (P11A), P1111 (P11B) and A-level Mathematics or equivalent. Co-requisite: PHYS2280 (P28A)

Syllabus The structure, function, properties and physics of bone, muscles, cardiovascular system and the nervous system. Feed- back and control systems in the body and homeostasis. Bio- medical potentials, electroculogram, electrocardiogram, elec- tromyogram, electroencphalogram and magnetocardiogram. The visual system and the auditory system. Medical radiation sources and applications in medicine. Review of radiation in-

teraction with matter. Radiation safety. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework. Theory Coursework Practical Coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

PHYS 2292 (P29C) METEOROLOGY, CLIMATOLOGY AND POLLUTION (4 credits)

Pre-requisite: PHYS1110 (P11A), PHYS1111 (P11B) and ‘A’ Level Math- ematics or equivalent. Co-requisite: PHYS2280 (P28A)

Syllabus: Meteorology: Structure and composition of the atmo-sphere. Meteorological elements and measurements. Physical processes in the atmo-sphere. Atmosphere motion and circulation - Geo- strophic wind, Gradient wind; Thermal wind, Frictional effects, vorticity. The gen-eral circulation, Frontal systems, Circula- tion and disturbances of the tropics. Climatology and Pollu- tion: Climate controls, Classification, regional climates, Climates of the Caribbean. Land use, water resources, pollution. Aero-

sols. El Niòo-Southern Oscillation. ITCZ. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

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