General Physics III (PHYS 201)

 

Course Description:

A continuation of PHYS 101 and 102. Topics covered include: inductance; magnetic properties of matter, electromagnetic oscillations and waves; geometrical and physical optics. Relativity, introduction to quantum mechanics, atomic and molecular physics, nuclear physics, particle physics and cosmology.

Instructor: Dr. Abdullah Al-Sunaidi

                (asunaidi@kfupm.edu.sa)

Office : Bldg. 6-134

Tel. 3-860-3752

Office Hours:     08.00-08.50 and 01.50-2.40 (Monday)
                          10.00-11:50 and 01.50-2.40 (Tuesday)    

 

Textbook : Fundamentals of Physics 6/E (Halliday/Resnick/Walker)

 

Syllabus

 

Useful Links for the Second Exam Material

    chapter 36: Interference (single-slit 1
                                                        double-slit 1 , 2
                                                        Young's double-slit Experiment
                                                         Michelson's Interferometer)                                        

    chapter 37: Diffraction ( Diffraction Applets
                                            Fresnel Diffraction 1,

    chapter 38: Relativity (Time dilation: 1, 2, 3, 4
                                        Length Contraction: 1, 2, 3
                                         Mass-Energy 1, 2)

    chapter 39: Photons and Matter (The Photoelectric Effect 1, 2, 3, 4
                                                         Compton Scattering: 1
                                                         Electron diffraction 1, 2                                               

    chapter 40: Matter Waves (Quantum states, Bohr radius
                                                Barrier Tunneling
                                                Electron in a Finite Well
                                                The Hydrogen Atom, Balmer Series
                                                 Quantum Mechanics Applets)

 

Solution of Assignment#41

Solution of Assignment#42

Solution of Assignment#43

Solution of Assignment#44