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PHYS 1312 - Honors General Physics I
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Fall 2016/17
Instructor(s)
 :
CHAN Ho Bun
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) / tutorial hour(s) per week: 3 / 1
 
Content
This course is a more in-depth version of PHYS 1112. It is intended to provide a solid foundation to students who wish to take more advanced physics courses in the future.
 
  • Motions and Newton's laws
  • Work and energy
  • Conservation of energy and momentum
  • Rotation
  • Rigid body
  • Simple harmonic and damped oscillations
  • Forced oscillations
  • Standing waves and sound waves
  • Kinetic theory
  • The laws of thermodynamics
 
Remarks
  • For students under the 4-year degree
  • Exclusion: PHYS 1111, PHYS 1112, PHYS 1151, PHYS 1152
  • Prerequisite: (Level 5 or above in HKDSE 1/2x Physics or in HKDSE 1x Physics) and (Level 5 or above in HKDSE Mathematics Extended Module M1/M2)
  • Students without the prerequisite may seek instructor’s approval for enrolling in the course
  • Common Core Course
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS