1. General Physics A , PHYS A1301 |
3 Credit Hours |
Units and vectors – Linear motion – Motion in two dimensions – Newton’s laws of motion – Circular motion – Work and energy – Conservation of energy – Collisions – Rotational motion – Static equilibrium mechanics – Oscillatory motion. |
2. General Physics Lab. A, PHYS A 1102 |
1 Credit Hour |
Measurements of length, mass and volume – Linear motion – Freely falling objects – Motion in two dimensions ( projectile motion) – Vector addition (force table) – Frictional forces – Elastic and inelastic collisions – Periodic motion (simple pendulum) – Elasticity and Hook’s law – Rotational motion (moment of inertia) – Conservation of energy – Shear modulus. |
3. General Physics B, PHYS B1301 |
3 Credit Hours |
Electric force – Electric field – Gauss’s law – Electric potential – Capacitance and dielectric – Direct current and Resistance – Direct current circuits – Magnetic fields – Sources of the magnetic field – Faraday’s law – Inductance – Alternating current circuits – Electromagnetic waves. |
4. General Physics Lab. B, PHYS B1102 |
1 Credit Hour |
Introduction to the measuring devices (Multimeter) – Basics of electric circuits– Types of resistors – Ohm's law – Connection of resistors – Resistance measurement – Solution of networks by means of Kirchhoff's rules – Capacitor (charging and discharging) – Oscilloscope – AC-circuit – Resonance – Magnetic field of solenoid. |
5. General Physics C, PHYS 2301 |
3 Credit Hours |
Wave motion – Sound waves – Superposition and standing wave – Temperature – Heat and the first low of thermodynamics – The kinetic theory of gases – Heat energy – Entropy and second low – The nature of light – Geometrical optics –An introduction to interference of light waves , diffraction and polarization. |
6. General Physics Lab. C, PHYS 2101 |
1 Credit Hour |
Thermal Expansion of Solids – Specific Heat of metal – Heat capacity of gases – Equation of state of ideal gases – Reflection and Refraction (Snell's law) – Law of lenses – Mirrors – Dispersion and Prisms – Optical Instruments (Microscope & Telescope). |
7. Optics and Waves, PHYS 2311 |
3 Credit Hours |
Introduction to geometrical optics – Interference of light – Young’s double slit Experiment – Fresnel Prism – Michelson Interferometer- Newton’s rings – Diffraction – Fraunhofer diffraction – Polarization of light – Browser’s law – Nicol Prism – Optical activity. |
8. Optics Lab, PHYS 2111 |
1 Credit Hour |
Michelson Interferometer – Interference of microwave – Diffraction of microwave –Refraction through prism – Polarimetry – Measuring the velocity of light – Newton's rings – Diffraction grating – Specific charge of the electron – Law of lenses – Malus' law . |
9. Electronics, PHYS 2320 |
3 Credit Hours |
Semiconductor materials – P-N junction (construction and operation) – Diode applications (Rectifier diode, half wave, fullwave, clipping and clamping), Special diodes (Zener – Varactor –Schottky – Tunnel and other types) – Bipolar Transistors (construction and operation) – Transistor circuits – Dc Biasing of the transistor – design and operations – Transistor switching networks –Transistor Modeling – BJT Small signal analysis. |
10. Modern Physics, PHYS 2330 |
3 Credit Hours |
Special theory of Relativity – Blackbody radiation – Planck Law of Radiation –Einstein's treatment of Planck's law – Photoelectric effect – Compton effect – X-rays: production – Intensity measurements – Diffraction and refraction of X-rays –Introduction to quantum mechanics – Heisenberg uncertainty principle – De Broglie equation – Bohr and Somerfield theories for hydrogen atom – Nucleus and binding energy. |
11. Thermodynamics, PHYS 2350 |
3 Credit Hours |
Thermometry (Types of thermometers, Relations between the thermometers scale, ideal gas scale) – Calorimetry (Newton’s law of cooling, Specific heat of liquid and solids, Specific heat of gases, Experiments to determine the specific heat) – Nature of heat ( Kinetic theory of gases and matter) – Thermodynamics: (Zeroth law, Concept of heat and work, First law, Applications, Second law, Some reversible cycles, Entropy and the second law, Maxwell’s thermodynamical relations, First order and second order transitions with T-ds equations) – Transmission of heat (Conduction, coefficient of thermal conductivity, Flow of heat, radial flow). |
12. Mathematical Physics I, PHYS 3372 |
3 Credit Hours |
Vector analysis – Gradient – Divergence – Curl – Green's theorem in the plane – Divegence theorem – Stockes' theorem – Curvilinear coordinate systems – Cartesian, Spherical, Cylindrical coordinate systems – Determinants – matrices – Rotation of axes – Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions – Infinite series (Taylor's and Maclaurin's expansions) – Complex numbers – Functions of a complex variable – Analytic functions – Cauchy integral theorem – singular points – Laurent series – Residue theorem – Poles. |
13. Classical Mechanics I, PHYS 3310 |
3 Credit Hours |
Newtonian Mechanics – Conservation of potential energy– Linear and forced harmonic oscillations – Calculus of Variations – Lagrange equations – Hamilton’s equations – Poissan’s brackets – Gravitation – Central forces. |
14. Electromagnetic Theory I, PHYS 3322 |
3 Credit Hours |
Vectors – Electrostatic field – Gauss theory and applications – Laplace and Poisson equations – Electric dipole – Potential energy – Polarization – Vector Potential – Biot-Savart law – Ampere's law and applications – Self and mutual induction – Magnetic dipole – Faraday's law – Electric induction – Electromagnetic waves. |
15. Nuclear Physics I, PHYS 3340 |
3 Credit Hours |
Basic Concepts of nuclear physics – Nuclear properties – Radioactive decay –Modes of decay – Detecting nuclear radiation – Nuclear reactions – Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion – Neutron physics – Particle accelerators. |
16. Mathematical physics II, PHYS 3373 |
3 Credit Hours |
Gamma Function – Beta function – Fourier series – Partial differential equations – Series solution of differential equations – Bessel Functions – Nuemann functions – Modified Bessel functions – Spherical Bessel functions – Legendre Functions – Legendre polynomials – Associated Legendre polynomials – Hermit function – Lageurre function – Associated Lagurre function – Calculus of variation – Tensor analysis. |
17. Electronics Lab. PHYS 2120 |
1 Credit Hours |
Characteristic curve of silicon and germanium diodes – Rectification circuit (half and full wave, Clipping and clamping circuits ) – Zener diode characteristic curve ––Voltage multiplier – The transistor characteristic curves (common base – common collector –common emitter) – Transistor as an amplifier (one stage – two stage ) –Transistor as a switch. |
18. Advanced Physics Lab. I, PHYS 3140 |
1 Credit Hours |
Magnetic Fields (Earth's magnetic field, Magnetic field of single coils, Magnetic field of solenoid, Ferromagnetic hysteresis) – Electrodynamics (Transformer, Magnetic induction, Inductance of solenoids, Coil in the AC circuit, Capacitor in the AC circuit , RLC Circuit) |
19. Quantum Physics I , PHYS 3312 |
3 Credit Hours |
Matter waves and de-Broglie relation – Time-dependent and time-independent Schrödinger wave equations – Postulates of quantum mechanics – Wave functions – operators – Commutation relations – Transformation of Schrödinger equation by Galilean transformation – Free particle – particle in a box – Tunneling – Solution of the harmonic oscillator – Hermit polynomials – Annihilation and creation operators – Angular momentum operators and their eigenfuncrions and eigenvalues – Hydrogen atom and its eigenfunctions and eigenvalues – Spin angular momentum – Particle with higher spin angular momentum. |
20. Electromagnetic Theory II, PHYS 3323 |
3 Credit Hours |
Electrodynamics (electromotive force, electromagnetic induction, Maxwell’s equations) – The continuity equation – Poynting's Theorem – Electromagnetic Waves (Wave equation, EM wave in vacuum – EM wave in matter – Absorption and Dispersion, Waveguides ) – Potentials and Fields – Radiation from electric and magnetic dipoles. |
21. Atomic and Molecular Physics, PHYS 3331 |
3 Credit Hours |
Bohr theory of hydrogen atom – Hyper film structure – Fine structure – The Schrodinger Solution of the hydrogen atom – Elliptic orbits for hydrogen optical spectra and electronic structure – Zeemann effect – Interaction with external electric and magnetic fields – Two electron atoms –X-ray spectra – Molecular structure and spectra. |
22. Statistical Physics, PHYS 3375 |
3 Credit Hours |
Mathematical Introduction – Maxwell-Boltzman Distribution – Bose-Einstein Statistics – Fermi-Dirac Statistics – Entropy – Partion function – Perfect gas- Blackbody Radiation – Fermions – Bosons – Gibb’s paradox. |
23. Advanced Electronic Lab., PHYS 4120 |
1 Credit Hours |
Class A, B and C amplifier circuits – FET and MOSFET transistor circuits – logic gates– Integrated circuits – Operational amplifier applications. |
24. Quantum Physics II, PHYS 4312 |
3 Credit Hours |
Approximation methods – Non-degenerate perturbation theory – The eigenvalue of Helium atom – Degenerate perturbation theory – Linear Stark effect – The variational method – Time-dependent theory – Fermi golden rule – Collision theory – Scattering operators – Born`s approximation. |
25. Electronics and Semiconductors, PHYS 4320 |
3 Credit Hours |
Class A, B, and C amplifiers – Field Effect transistor ( FET ) – Metal oxide field effect transistor ( MOSFT ) – DC Biasing of ( FET ) and ( MOSFT ) transistors – The logic gates and their application ( OR –AND –NOR –flip flop ) – integrated circuits – Operational amplifiers and applications. |
26. Solid State I, PHYS 4350 |
3 Credit Hours |
Crystal structure – Periodic array of atoms – Fundamental types of lattices – Simple crystal structure – Non-ideal crystal structure – Reciprocal Lattice – Bragg's low – Fourier analysis – diffraction condition – Fourier analysis of the Basis – Crystal binding – Crystal vibration – Free electron Fermi gas – Energy levels in one dimension – Fermi-Dirac distribution – Free electron gas in 3-dimentions. |
27. Advanced Physics Lab. II, PHYS 4140 |
1 Credit Hours |
Characteristics of Geiger Muller tube – Axial sensitivity and resolving time correction for Geiger counter – Inverse square law – Linear absorption coefficient – Law of radioactive decay and half life time measurements – Counting statistics– Beta spectrometry characteristics of X-ray copper – Monochromatization of X-ray. |
28. Workshop, PHYS 4100 |
1 Credit Hour |
29. Seminar in Physics, PHYS 4160 |
1 Credit Hour |
This course aims at developing the student skills to use references, write reports, and give presentations. |
30. Solid State II, PHYS 4351 |
3 Credit Hours |
Energy Bands – Bloch theory – Semiconductor crystals – Equations of motion in the electric and magnetic Fields – Effective mass – Extrinsic and intrinsic conductance – Fermi surface of metals – Tight binding method for energy bands – Dielectrics – Local electric field at an atom – Polarizability – Ferroelectric crystals – Lattice Defects. |
31. Nuclear Physics II, PHYS 4340 |
3 Credit Hours |
The force between nucleons – Nuclear models – Alpha and Beta particles theory – Nuclear spin and moments – Nuclear scattering theory – Nuclear mesons – Particle physics – Nuclear astrophysics – Applications of nuclear physics. |
32. Plasma Physics, PHYS 4373 |
3 Credit Hours |
Plasma description, Occurrence of plasma in nature– Debye shielding – Plasma parameter – Application of plasma – Single particle motion – Uniform and non-uniform E & B fields – Adiabatic invariants – Plasma as fluids – Fluid drift perpendicular and parallel to B-field – Waves in plasma – plasma oscillation – Electron plasma waves – Lower hybrid frequency – Diffusion and resistivity – Diffusion across a magnetic field . |
33. Theory of Relativity, PHYS 4374 |
3 Credit Hours |
Space-time metrics (unification of space and time) – Physics in inertial frames of reference – Transforming between inertial frames (Lorentz transformation) – Length contraction and time dilation – Relativity of simultaneity – Time travel – Causality–Unification of momentum and energy – Transformation of mass and energy – Curved space – General Relativity. |
34. High Energy Physics PHYS 4372 |
3 Credit Hours |
Overview – Relativity – Accelerators – Detectors – Cross section – Decay rates and S- matrix – Invariance principals, Static Quark Model – Electromagnetic interactions, Parton model and QCD – Weak interactions – Unification. |
35. Digital Electronics, PHYS 4375 |
3 Credit Hours |
Number systems – Digital systems – Codes – Boolean algebra – Logic gates, Combinational logic – Flip- flop – Sequential logic – Registers – Counters – Memory unit – Register transfer logic – Processor logic design – Coder in coder – Accumulator. |
36. Solar Energy Physics PHYS 4371 |
3 Credit Hours |
The history of human solar energy use – Rudimentary energy concepts and fundamental dimensions – Basic operation of the sun – Fundamentals of thermal energy transfer and storage – Economics of solar energy and thermal principles to construction – High tech solar. |
37. Classical Mechanics II, PHYS 4310 |
3 Credit Hours |
Coupled oscillations – Rigid body motion – Moment of inertia – Tensors – Parallel and perpendicular axes theorems – Simple, coupled and compound pendulums – Euler’s equations – Symmetrical top – Heavy top. |
38. Advanced Optics and Laser, PHYS 4330 |
3 Credit Hours |
Electromagnetic theory and waves propagation – Gauss radiation – Optical resonance– Interaction of light and atomic systems – LASER vibration – LASER technology. |
39. Medical Physics, PHYS 4380 |
3 Credit Hours |
X-ray – production of X-ray – attenuation coefficients, Nuclear medicine – gamma rays for imaging – spect clinical use – Ultrasound medicine – echo and cardiography. Radiotherapy – Basic electrophysiology – imaging of EEG, ECG. |
39. Computational Physics, PHYS 4361 |
3 Credit Hours |
Software concerns the physical problem solving such as MAPLE and MATHCAD. |
40. Astrophysics, PHYS 4370 |
3 Credit Hours |
The Celestial Sphere – Celestial Mechanics – The Continuous Spectrum of Light– The Nature of Stars – The Interaction of Light and Matter – Binary Stars and Star Parameters – The Classification of Stellar Spectra – Stellar Atmospheres – The Interiors of Stars – The Sun. |
41. Special Topics in Physics, PHYS 4390 |
3 Credit Hours |
Topics to be selected by the department. |
42. Physics for Biological Sciences, PhYS 1310 |
3 Credit Hours |
Measurements and units – Vectors – Linear motion – Planar motion – Newton’s law of motions – Circular motion – Gravitation – Satellite motion – Work and energy – Conservation of energy – Linear momentum – Center of mass – Collision – Rotational motion – Torque – Conservation of angular momentum – Static equilibrium – Simple harmonic motion – Fluid mechanics – Pascal's principle – Archimedes’s principle – Coulomb's Law – Electric Field – Electric Potential – Capacitance – Electric Current – Ohm's Law – DC Circuits – Kirchhoff’s Rules – RC Circuits – Magnetism. |
43. Physics for Biological Sciences Lab, PHYS 1110 |
1 Credit Hours |
Linear motion – Freely falling objects –Vector addition (force table) – Frictional forces – Elastic and inelastic collisions – Periodic motion (simple pendulum) – Elasticity and Hook’s law – Conservation of energy – Shear modulus – Basics of electric circuits – Types of resistors – Ohm's law – Connection of resistors – Resistance measurement – Solution of networks by means of Kirchhoff's rules – Capacitor (charging and discharging) – Measurement of alternating current (AC) quantities by using the oscilloscope. |
44. Physics for Medicine, PHYS 1315 |
3 Credit Hours |
Measurements and units – Vectors – Linear motion – Planar motion – Newton’s law of motions – Circular motion – Gravitation – Satellite motion – Work and energy – Conservation of energy – Linear momentum – Center of mass – Collision – Rotational motion – Torque – Conservation of angular momentum – Static equilibrium – Simple harmonic motion – Fluid mechanics – Pascal's principle – Archimedes’s principle – Coulomb's Law – Electric Field – Electric Potential – Capacitance – Electric Current – Ohm's Law – DC Circuits – Kirchhoff’s Rules – RC Circuits – Magnetism. |
45. Physics for Medicine Lab, PHYS 1115 |
1 Credit Hours |
Linear motion – Freely falling objects –Vector addition (force table) – Frictional forces – Elastic and inelastic collisions – Periodic motion (simple pendulum) – Elasticity and Hook’s law – Conservation of energy – Shear modulus – Basics of electric circuits – Types of resistors – Ohm's law – Connection of resistors – Resistance measurement – Solution of networks by means of Kirchhoff's rules – Capacitor (charging and discharging) – Measurement of alternating current (AC) quantities by using the oscilloscope. |
46. General Physics for IT , PHYS 1302 |
3 Credit Hours |
Electric force- Electric field – Gauss’s law – Electric potential – capacitance and dielectric – direct current and Resistance – Direct current circuits- - alternating current circuits. |
47. General Physics for IT Lab. , PHYS 1103 |
1 Credit Hours |
Introduction to the measuring devices (Multimeter) – Basics of electric circuits, Types of resistors – Ohm's law – Connection of resistors – Resistance measurement – Solution of networks by means of Kirchhoff's rules – Capacitor (charging and discharging) – Measurement of alternating current (AC) quantities by using the oscilloscope – Inductive Reactance – Capacitive Reactance – Resonance – Magnetic field. |
48. General Physics for Elementary Education, PHYS 1311 |
3 Credit Hours |
Measurements and units, Vectors, Linear motion, Heat, light, space and time, acoustic, charge and matter. |