FAEN 109: General Physics

Vibrations: Simple harmonic motion, damped harmonic motion, forced harmonic motion. Waves: 
Wave types, wave phenomena – interference and diffraction. Electricity and Magnetism: 
Coulomb’s law, electric field, Gauss’s law, electric potential, current electricity – EMF, 
Kirchhoff’s laws, DC circuits, Magnetic field: Bio-Savart’s law, Ampere’s law. Induction: 
Faraday and Lenz’s law, AC circuits. Introductory Modern Physics: Bohr’s atom, quantum theory 
of atom, electronic transitions, optical spectrum, X-rays, photo-electric effect, motion of charges 
in electric and magnetic fields