Matter & Interactions

Buffler, A. (Andy) ; Fearick, R. (Roger) ; Govender, I. (Indresan) ; Peshier, A. (Andre)

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Modern mechanics: Matter and interactions, conservation laws, the momentum principle, atomic nature of matter, conservation of energy, energy in macroscopic systems, energy quantization, multiparticle systems, exploring the nucleus, angular momentum, entropy, kinetic theory of gases, efficiency of engines. ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC INTERACTIONS: Electric fields, electric potential, magnetic fields, electric circuits, capacitance, resistance, magnetic force, Gauss' law, Ampere's law, Faraday's law, induction, electromagnetic radiation, waves and particles, semiconductor devices.

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University of Cape Town

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