King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals – Physics Department

PYP 001 – Preparatory Physical Science

 (Term 062)

 

Coordinator

·         Dr. S. Musazay

·         Office: Building 06, Room 231

·         Office Telephone: 2249

·         E-mail: smusazay@kfupm.edu.sa

Assistant Coordinator

·         Dr. F. Z. Khiari

·         Office: Building 28, Room 155

·         Office Telephone: 2989

·         E-mail: Khiari@kfupm.edu.sa

 

Course Website: www.kfupm.edu.sa/pyp/001

 

Course Description:

Introduction to basic concepts of Physics and Chemistry with selected topics from Earth Science.

 

Textbook:

Conceptual Physical Science by Hewitt, Suchocki, and Hewitt (3rd Edition, 2004). Published by Pearson Addison-Wesley.

 

Attendance:

Attendance in lectures is compulsory. It will be enforced and evaluated according to the current university regulations. A DN grade shall be given to the student who has 6 or more unexcused absences or a total (excused and unexcused) of 9 or more absences. A student who has a valid excuse for his absence must present an officially authorized document to his instructor no later than one week following his resumption of classes.

 

Grading Policy:

Class work             20%        (Quizzes, Homeworks, WebCT, Attendance)                 

Major Exam I         20%                    29 March 2007

Major Exam II        20%                        15 May 2007

Final Exam             40%          06 June 2007                                                                

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Total                                      100%

 

Course Objective:

Prepare students to freshman science courses taught in English by emphasizing basic concepts of Physics and Chemistry as well as by highlighting some important topics in Earth Science.

 

Teaching Method:

Blackboard, Transparencies, WebCT, Interactive Group Work.

 

Make-up Exam Policy:

A student who has missed an exam with a valid excuse must present an officially authorized document to the instructor within 7 days after the exam for a make-up. If not, the score for that exam will be zero. Personal excuses shall not be accepted.


PYP 001 Lecture Schedule (Sundays and Tuesdays)

(Term 062)

 

WEEK

DATE

TOPIC

CHAPTER

SECTION

HOMEWORK

1

18-02-07

20-02-07

Introduction

Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium

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1

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1.1,1.2,1.3

RQ 6,8,10 (Ch 1)

Ex 2,4,6 (Ch 1)

2

25-02-07

27-02-07

Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium

Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium

1

1

1.4,1.5

1.5,1.6

RQ 12, 16, 18

Ex 16, 18, 20

3

04-03-07

06-03-07

Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium

Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium

1

1

1.7,1.8

1.9

RQ 22, 23, 24

Ex 25, 26, Pb 4

4

11-03-07

13-03-07

Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium

Newton’s Laws of Motion

1

2

1.10

2.1

RQ 26, 28, 30

Ex 22, 32, 34

5

18-03-07

20-03-07

Newton’s Laws of Motion

Newton’s Laws of Motion

2

2

2.2

2.2

RQ 2, 4, 6 (Ch 2)

Ex 2, 9, 13 (Ch 2)

6

25-03-07

27-03-07

29-03-07

Newton’s Laws of Motion

Newton’s Laws of Motion

First Major Exam

2

2

1-2

2.3,2.4

2.5

1.1-2.2

RQ 19, 23, 32

EX 15, 18, 38

7

 

01-04-07

03-04-07

Newton’s Laws of Motion

Momentum and Energy

2

3

2.6

3.1,3.2,3.3

RQ 2, 4, 6  (Ch 3)

Ex 2, 6, 7

8

08-04-07

10-04-07

Momentum and Energy

Momentum and Energy

3

3.3 

3.4

RQ 14, 16, 18

Ex 13, 16, 18

9

15-04-07

17-04-07

Midterm Break

Momentum and Energy

 

3

 

3.5,3.6

 

10

22-04-07

24-02-07

Momentum and Energy

Momentum and Energy

3

3

3.7,3.8

3.8

RQ 20, 26, 28

Ex 24, 25, Pb 1

11

29-04-07

01-05-07

Momentum and Energy

Atoms and The Periodic Table

3

14

3.9

14.1,14.2

RQ 29, 30, 31

Ex 26, 28, 35

12

06-05-07

08-05-07

Atoms and The Periodic Table

Atoms and The Periodic Table

14

14

14.3,14.4

14.5

RQ 2, 4, 10 (Ch 14)

Ex 2, 13, 14 (Ch 14)

13

13-05-07

15-05-07

15-05-07

Atoms and The Periodic Table

Occurrence and Movement of Water

Second major Exam

14

28

2-14

14.6

28.1

2.3-14.5

RQ 18, 27, 30

Ex 16, 22, Pb 1

14

20-05-07

22-05-07

Occurrence and Movement of Water

Occurrence and Movement of Water

28

28

28.2

28.2

RQ 1, 3, 4 (Ch 28)

Ex 2, 3, 4 (Ch 28)

15

27-05-07

29-05-07

Occurrence and Movement of Water

Occurrence and Movement of Water

28

28

28.6

28.6

RQ 6, 8, 13

Ex 7, 8, 16

16

03-06-07

REVIEW

1-28

1.1-28.6

 

 

06-06-07

FINAL EXAM

1-28

1.1-28.6

 

RQ = Review Questions

Ex = Exercises

Pb = Problems