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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

PHYS 3382 (P38C) CIRCUIT THEORY, ELECTRONICS & CONTROL THEORY (4 credits)

PHYS 3384 (P38E) THERMODYNAMICS AND SOLID STATE PHYSICS (4 credits)

Pre-requisite: PHYS2282 (P28C) or repeating Co-requisite: PHYS2280 (P28A)

Syllabus: Multivibrators, Analogue System Building Blocks, Analogue Computers. Classical Control theory; System Modeling and Control, Measures of Performance, Stability, System Analysis in the Laplace Transform Domain, Methods of Improving Sys-

tem Performance. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework. Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

PHYS 3383 (P38D) OPTICS AND ASTRONOMY (4 credits)

Pre-requisite: PHYS1110 (P11A), PHYS1111 (P11B) and “A” Level Mathematics or equivalent Co-requisite: HYS2280 (P28A)

Syllabus: Thermodynamics: Heat; work; First and Second Laws of ther- modynamics – applications; engines; refrigerators; entropy; Maxwell’s relations; Liquefaction of gases; Joule-Thomson ef- fect; thermodynamic potentials; magneto-thermal relations; thermodynamic applications. Solid State: Structure of solids; elementary crystallography and crystal diffraction; free elec- tron theory of metals; energy band theory; semiconductors;

superconductivity. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework. Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

Pre-requisite: PHYS1110 (P11A), PHYS1111 (P11B), M080 or M08B and M08C or “A” Level Maths. Co-requisite: PHYS2280 (P28A)

Syllabus: Optics: Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction and polarisation. Descriptive and quantitative considerations, applications. As- tronomy: Observational instruments; celestial sphere and co- ordinate systems; solar system; Stars and their evolution; Gal-

PHYS 3385 (P38F) ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY & APPLICATIONS (4 credits)

Pre-requisite: PHYS1110 (P11A), PHYS1111 (P11B) and “A” level Mathematics or equivalent Co-requisite: PHYS2280 (P28A)

axies and cosmology. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

Syllabus: Electric fields In matter; polarization, the field of a polarized material; the electric displacement; linear and non-linear di- electrics. Magnetic fields In matter; magnetisation; the field of a magnetised material; the auxillary field H. linear and non- linear media. Electrodynamics: Maxwell’s equations; conser- vation laws (the continuity equation, Poynting’s theorem, mo- mentum); electromagnetic waves. Transmission lines: simple lossless system; Smith chart; transmission line matching. Wave guides: the parallel plane system; TE, TM and TEM modes; rectangular wave guides; resonators. Antenna Theory: El- ementary theory of electric and magnetic dipole radiation. Prac-

tical radiating systems. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

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