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    Department of Physics

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  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Physics with Electronics




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    Staff Directory Result 17 record(s) found.
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    Name: IGWE ISAIAH EZE
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    Name: MRS. FLORENCE N. IKECHIAMAKA
    Department: Physics
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    Phone No.: 08065631514
    Email: fosuagwu @fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: AKPANENO A. FRANCIS
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    Name: ABUBAKAR AHUOME BASHIR
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    Name: ATSUE TERSOO
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    Email: tatsue@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    B.Sc. Physics

  • B.Sc. Physics with Electronics

  • ACADEMIC CURRICULLUM
    100L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY111 General Physics I 2 Core
    2. PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Core
    3. PHY131 Electricity, Magnetism and Modern Physics 2 Core
    4. MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Core
    5. MTH121 Elementary Mathematics II 3 Core
    6. CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Core
    7. CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Core
    8. CMP111 Introduction to Computer Science 2 Core
    9. GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
    10. GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Core
    11. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
             

    100L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY112 General Physics II 2 Core
    2. PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Core
    3. CMP112 Introduction to Computer Programming 2 Core
    4. STA112 Introductory Statistical Inference 2 Core
    5. MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Core
    6. MTH122 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3 Core
    7. CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Core
    8. CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Core
    9. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    10. GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Core
    11. GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
             

    200L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY211 Classical Physics 2 Core
    2. PHY221 Thermal Physics 2 Core
    3. PHY241 Experimental Physics III 1 Core
    4. PYE231 Electric Circuits and Electronics 2 Core
    5. MTH211 Mathematical Methods 3 Core
    6. MTH221 Elementary Differential Equations I 3 Core
    7. CMP221 Computer Programming I 3 Core
    8. GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Core
    9. GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Core
    10. MTH231 Sets, Logic and Algebra 2 Elective
    11. MTH241 Linear Algebra I 2 Elective
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    2. PHY212 Elementary Modern Physics 2 Core
    3. PHY222 Electromagnetism 3 Core
    4. PHY232 Waves and Optics 2 Core
    5. PHY242 Experimental Physics IV 1 Core
    6. PHY252 Energy and Environment 2 Core
    7. PYE232 Electric Circuit Theory 2 Core
    8. PHY262 Vector, Tensor & Complex Analysis 3 Core
    9. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    10. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    11. MTH242 Linear Algebra II 2 Elective
    12. MTH212 Introduction to Numerical Analysis 3 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY311 Classical Mechanics 2 Core
    2. PHY321 Electricity and Magnetism 2 Core
    3. PHY331 Quantum Physics I 3 Core
    4. PHY341 Statistical and Thermal Physics 2 Core
    5. PHY361 Solid State Physics I 2 Core
    6. PHY371 Experimental Physics/Research Method 2 Core
    7. PHY381 Engineering Drawing & Workshop Practice 2 Core
    8. PYE341 Electronics I 2 Core
    9. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    10. PHY305 Practical Laboratory Field Trip 1 Core
    11. PHY351 Modern Optics 2 Elective
    12. PHY391 Biophysics I 2 Elective
    13. PHY303 Geophysics I 2 Elective
    14. PHY301 Acoustics I 2 Elective
    15. PYE311 Introduction to Telecommunication Systems 2 Elective
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY312 Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) 6 Core
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY411 Analytical Mechanics 3 Core
    2. PHY421 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics 3 Core
    3. PHY431 Quantum Physics II 3 Core
    4. PHY441 Mathematical Methods in Physics I 3 Core
    5. PHY461 Computational Physics 3 Core
    6. PHY471 Seminar 1 Core
    7. PHY481 Nuclear and Particle Physics I 3 Core
    8. PHY451 Applied Optics 3 Elective
    9. PYE431 Electronic Devices and Circuits 2 Elective
    10. PYE421 Optoelectronic Devices 3 Elective
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY412 Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 Core
    2. PHY442 Mathematical Methods in Physics II 3 Core
    3. PHY462 Solid State Physics II 3 Core
    4. PHY472 Research Project 6 Core
    5. PYE412 Digital Electronics 3 Core
    6. PHY422 Atmospheric Physics 2 Elective
    7. PHY432 Acoustics II 2 Elective
    8. PHY452 Geophysics II 3 Elective
    9. PHY482 Nuclear and Particle Physics II 3 Elective
    10. PHY492 Biophysics II 2 Elective
    11. PYE422 Instrumentation and Measurement System 2 Elective
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Atoms, molecules and chemical reactions; Chemical equations and stoichiometry; Atomic structure and periodicity; Modern electronic theory of atoms; Valence forces and chemical bonding; Inter molecular forces; Kinetic theory and gas laws; Basic chemical Ki

    CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and measurements in physical chemistry; States of matter and change of state; Gases and their properties; Chemical equilibria; Thermochemistry; Chemical kinetics; The scope of thermodynamics; The first and second law of thermodynamics; Enthalpy, ent

    CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory and practice of volumetric/quantitative and inorganic qualitative analyses

    CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Melting points and boiling points determination; Heats of solution and neutralization; Solubility and solubility curves; Organic purification methods; Reactions and qualitative analyses of organic functional groups

    CMP111 Introduction to Computer Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History of computers, functional components of computer, characteristics of a computer, problem solving, flow charts, Algorithms, computer programming, Statements, symbolic names, Arrays, subscripts, expressions and control statements. Introduction to BAS

    CMP112 Introduction to Computer Programming 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Types of Programming languages, Introduction to BASIC, Constants and Variables, Control Structures, Arrays, Functions and subroutines, Data Files and Introduction to Computer Graphics. Student should write, debug and execute programs using a chosen elemen

    CMP221 Computer Programming I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to problem solving methods and Algorithm development; designing coding, debugging and documenting using techniques of good programming language style, computer organization; programming language and programming Algorithm development. A widely

    GST111 Communication in English I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Effective communication and writing in English Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, sentence construction, outlines and paragraphs, collection and organization of materials, punctuation.

    GST112 Communication in English II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Logical presentation of papers, phonetics, instruction on lexis, art of public speaking and oral communication, figures of speech, precise, report writing.

    GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nigerian history, culture and arts in pre-colonial times, Nigerian’s perception of his world, culture areas of Nigeria and their characterictics, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, indigene/settler phenomenon, concepts of trade, economic self-relia

    GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Brief history of libraries, library and education, University libraries and other types of libraries, study skills (reference services). Types of library materials, using library resources including e-learning, e-material, etc, understanding library catal

    GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History and development of Computer Technology. The why and how of computers. Computer types: Analogue, Digital, and Hybrid, Central preparation, Equipments: Keypunch, starter etc. Data Transmission, Nature, speed and error detection. Data capture and val

    GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A brief survey of the main branches of Philosophy symbolic Local Special symbols in symbolic logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and conditional statements law of tort. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-

    GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Man- his origin and nature, man and his cosmic environment, scientific methodology, science and technology in the society and service of man, renewable and on-renewable resources – man and his energy resources, environmental effects of chemical plastics,

    GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to entrepreneurship and new venture creation, Enterpreneurship in theory and practice; Forms of business, Staffing, Marketing and new venture; determining capital requirements, Raising capital; Financial planning and management; starting a ne

    GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts in peace studies and conflict resolution, peace as vehicle of unity and development, conflict issues, types of conflict, e.g. ethnic/religious/political/economic conflicts, root causes of conflicts and violence in Africa, indigene/settler p

    GST222 Communication in French 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to French, French Alphabets and Sounds – Writing and Pronounciation, French Syllabus –Writing and Pronounciation, French Words – Writing and Pronunciation, Phrases, Simple Sentences and Pharagaraphs, Conjuction, dialogue Advance Study of Sent

    GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some of the ventures to be focused upon include the following: 1. Soap/Detergent, tooth brushes and tooth paste making 2. Photography 3. Brick, Nails, screws making 4. Dyeing/textile blocks paste making 5. Rope making 6. Plumbing 7. Vulcanizing 8.

    MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Elementary set theory, subset, union, intersection, complements, Venn diagrams. Real numbers; integers, rational and irrational numbers, mathematical induction, real sequences and series, theory of quadratic equations, binomial theorem. Complex numbers; a

    MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Function of a real variable, graphs, limits and idea of continuity. The derivative as limit or rate of change. Techniques of differentiation. Extreme curve sketching. Integration as an inverse of differentiation. Methods of integration, Definite integrals

    MTH121 Elementary Mathematics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Geometric representation of vectors in 1-3 dimensions, components, direction cosines, addition, scalar, multiplication of vectors linear independence, scalar and vector products of two vectors. Differentiation and integration of vectors with respect to a

    MTH122 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This course introduces the student to the basic definitions of Sets, Relations Boolean Algebra and Graph Theory. Methods of Proof. (Induction, Deduction and Contradiction). Some elementary extension to Matrices is considered as a basis for further courses

    MTH211 Mathematical Methods 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Real –valued functions of a real variable. Review of differentiation and integration and their applications. Mean value theorem. Taylor series. Real – valued functions of two or three variables. Partial derivatives, chain rule, extreme, languages multipli

    MTH212 Introduction to Numerical Analysis 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Solution of algebraic and transcendental equations. Curve fitting. Error analysis. Interpolation and approximation. Zeros or non – linear equations; to one variable system of linear equations. Numerical differentiation and integral equations. Initial valu

    MTH221 Elementary Differential Equations I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: First order ordinary differential equations. Existence and uniqueness. Second order ordinary differential equations with constant co-efficient. General theory of nth order linear equations Laplace transforms, solutions of initial value problems by lap lac

    MTH231 Sets, Logic and Algebra 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to the language and concepts of modern mathematics. Topics includes; Basic set theory; mappings, relations, equivalence and other relations, Cartesian products. Binary logic, methods of proof. Binary operations. Algebraic structures, semi gro

    MTH241 Linear Algebra I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Vector space over the real field. Subspaces, linear independence, basis and dimension. Linear transformations including linear operators, linear transformations and their representation by matrices—range, null space, rank. Singular and non-singular transf

    MTH242 Linear Algebra II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Systems or linear equation, change of basis, equivalence and similarity. Eigenvalues and elqenvectors.minimum and characteristics of polynomials of a linear transformation (matrix).Cayley –Hamilton theorem.Bilinear and quadratic forms, orthogonal diagonal

    PHY111 General Physics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and dimensions, scalars and vectors, linear and circular motion; velocity, acceleration. Laws of mechanics and gravitation, simple applications. Conservation of energy, momentum; work, power, simple harmonic motion, simple pendulum. Moment of inerti

    PHY112 General Physics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concepts of heat, temperature; measurement of temperature, clinical thermometer. Heat capacity, specific heat, latent heat, calorimetry. Gas laws; kinetic theory of gases. Thermal energy, isothermal and adiabatic changes. Conduction, convection, radiation

    PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: This introductory course emphasises quantitative measurement, the treatment of measurement, errors and graphical analysis, reading and repeated readings, best value, mistakes, discrepancy, systematic errors, detecting systematic errors, use of the mean. R

    PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: A continuation of the treatment of experimental errors and analysis. Mean square error, standard deviation, sample and set standard errors, meanings and uses. Frequency distribution, histogram and frequency data curve, least square errors and curve – fitt

    PHY131 Electricity, Magnetism and Modern Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Electric charge, Coulomb’s Law, electric field, electrostatic potential. Energy in an electric field, capacitors, dielectrics. Electric current, potential difference and electromotive force. Ohm’s law, potentiometer, metre bridge, Wheatstone bridge. Magne

    PHY211 Classical Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: (A more advanced treatment of the topics serves as a bridge between 100 level Mechanics and 300 level topics in Mechanics). Rigid, bodies, Rigid dynamics; moment of inertia, angular momentum. System of particles, moving coordinate system, non-inertial ref

    PHY212 Elementary Modern Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Special relativity; defects in Newtonian mechanics, the speed of light; the Lorentz transformation of velocities. The atomic structure, experimental basis of quantum theory; black body radiation; electrons and quanta; Bohr’s theory of atomic structure; De

    PHY221 Thermal Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The foundations of classical thermodynamics including the Zeroth law and definition of temperature; the first law, work done and heat, Carnot’s cycle and the second law; entropy and irreversibility. Thermodynamic potentials and the Maxwell’s relations and

    PHY222 Electromagnetism 3 Credit Unit
    Description: General concepts – divergence, curl, gradient theorems, Stokes theorem, introduction to curvilinear coordinates. Electricity and electrostatics. Electric field; potential and electricity of discrete and continuous distribution of charges, dielectrics and

    PHY232 Waves and Optics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Wave phenomena, acoustic wave, the harmonic oscillator, vibration in strings. Beats, waves on a string, energy in wave motion, elementary treatment of waves; types and properties, longitudinal waves, standing waves, group and phase velocity; propagation;

    PHY241 Experimental Physics III 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Laboratory experiments aimed at the practical applications of the theory of errors in measurement. Fitting a straight line, computational errors, two – dimensional errors.

    PHY242 Experimental Physics IV 1 Credit Unit
    Description: The laboratory course consists of a group of experiments drawn from diverse areas of physics (optics, electromagnetism, mechanics, modern physics etc). It is accompanied by seminar studies of standard experimental techniques and the analysis of famous cha

    PHY252 Energy and Environment 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Lectures and 15 Excursions Energy and power; principles, demands and outlook, transformation of energy and its costs, thermal pollution, electric energy from fossil fuel, hydroelectric generation; principles and problems. Costs, capacity, storage, reserv

    PHY262 Vector, Tensor & Complex Analysis 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Vector algebra, vector dot and cross product. Equations of curves and surfaces. Vector differentiation and applications, gradient, divergence and curl, vector integration, line, surface and volume integrals, Green’s strokes and divergence theorems. Tensor

    PHY301 Acoustics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Propagation and attenuation of sound in the atmosphere, sound isolation and absorption, reverberation, Sabine and Eyring’s formulae, hearing, articulation and intelligibility, acoustics of auditoria, models, anechoic rooms and water tanks. Acoustics of sm

    PHY303 Geophysics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to geophysical exploration. Geophysical survey: gravity method, magnetic method, resistivity method, electrical method, seismology, seismic waves (P and S waves - properties and speeds), earthquake seismology, seismic imaging: reflection, ref

    PHY305 Practical Laboratory Field Trip 1 Credit Unit
    Description: The students are expected to visit notable Research Centers that covers areas of Theoretical Physics, Nuclear and Atomic Physics, Radiation Biophysics, Solid State and Material Science Physics, Geophysics among others. Students are expected to jointly car

    PHY311 Classical Mechanics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Newtonian Mechanics; motion of a Particle in one, two and three dimensions; system of particles and collision theory; Newtonian gravitation; conservative forces and potentials, oscillations, central force problems; moving coordinates, accelerated frames o

    PHY312 Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) 6 Credit Unit
    Description: Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme

    PHY321 Electricity and Magnetism 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Electrostatics and Magnetostatics; electric polarisation, dielectric susceptibility, image charges. Laplace’s equations, Poisson’s equation and boundary value problems, electromagnetic potentials, multiple expansion, dielectric and magnetic materials, Far

    PHY331 Quantum Physics I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Schrödinger wave equation Waves, particle duality and the uncertainty principle, De Broglie hypothesis, Born’s interpretation of matter waves, Basic principles of the quantum theory uncertainty principle. Simple harmonic oscillator, energy level potential

    PHY341 Statistical and Thermal Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts of statistical mechanics; microscopic basics of thermodynamics and application to macroscopic systems. Hobb’s and Gibb’s functions. Thermodynamic probability and entropy, condensed states, phase transformations, Maxwell – Boltzman statistic

    PHY351 Modern Optics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Coherence and interference. Michelson and Fabry-Parot interference filters. Fourier interference spectroscopy. Diffraction theory, Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction, gratings. Refraction at plane and spherical surfaces, Lens systems, stops, Aberration. O

    PHY361 Solid State Physics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Crystal structure and crystal binding, lattice properties, indexing crystal diffraction, Laue equations, reciprocal lattice, Brillioun zones. Structure factor, inter-atomic forces, bonding types, elastic properties, lattice vibrations, elastic waves, dyna

    PHY371 Experimental Physics/Research Method 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Experiments: A series of mini-courses on important experimental techniques and performance of laboratory experiments. Topics covered include electronics, optics, electricity, atomic, molecular and nuclear physics, low temperature physics, statistics and d

    PHY381 Engineering Drawing & Workshop Practice 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Plane geometry, orthographic and isometric projections. Sectional views, sketching, professional touches.

    PHY391 Biophysics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: X – rays, diffraction and electron micro-elements of the physics of macromolecule. Basic enzyme behaviour, radiation physics, radiation hazards and protection

    PHY411 Analytical Mechanics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Degrees of freedom, generalised coordinates, Lagrange’s formation of mechanics and applications. The cost of variation and the action principles. Hamilton’s formulation of mechanics, canonical transformations and applications, invariance and conservation

    PHY412 Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The Hydrogen atom; relativistic effects and spin. Identical particles and symmetry. Many electron atoms. Coupling schemes and vector model. Seeman effect. Hyperfine structure. The diatomic molecule; the Frank-Condon principle. X-ray diffraction. Microwave

    PHY421 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Maxwell’s equations and their applications, waves in space and in dielectric and conducting media. The wave equation, propagation of plane waves, reflection and refraction, transmission lines, wave guides and resonant cavities, radiation, interference of

    PHY422 Atmospheric Physics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics, radiative transfer processes, particles in the atmosphere, cloud physics.

    PHY431 Quantum Physics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: State vectors and operators in different representations in quantum mechanics. Harmonic oscillator, use of creation and annihilation operators. Angular momentum, spin and addition of angular momenta. Time-independent and time-dependent perturbation theori

    PHY432 Acoustics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to non-destructive testing (NDT), Introduction to underwater acoustics, Acoustics measurement techniques

    PHY441 Mathematical Methods in Physics I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Linear algebra and functional analysis. Transformation in Linear vector spaces and matrix theory, Hilbert space and complete sets of orthogonal functions, special functions of mathematical physics, the gamma function, hypergeometric functions; Legenre fun

    PHY442 Mathematical Methods in Physics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Partial differential equations, Solution of boundary value problems of partial differential equations by various methods which include: separation of variables, the method of integral transforms, Sturm – Liouville theory; uniqueness of solutions, calculus

    PHY451 Applied Optics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Imaging system as a linear system, convolution integral. Wiener Kinnchin Theorem, information processing.

    PHY452 Geophysics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Solid earth physics, terrestrials magnetism, oceanography (related fields include geodesy, volcanology, seismic studies, gravity and magnetic studies, earthquakes and plate tectonics).

    PHY461 Computational Physics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Ordinary differential equations and applications, general expansion of physical quantities in complete orthogonal set of functions. Use of numerical methods in physics, various methods of numerical integration, differentiation, numerical solutions of some

    PHY462 Solid State Physics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Dielectric properties, magnetism, paramagnetism and diamagnetism, ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism, magnetic resonance, imperfection in solids, density of states, Bloch’s theory, Kroniq Penny model, E – K diagram, photo-conductivity, superconductivit

    PHY471 Seminar 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Seminar

    PHY472 Research Project 6 Credit Unit
    Description: The course offers students the opportunity to do research in contemporary physics and under the supervision of staff. A detailed report on the research is presented by the student when the project is completed

    PHY481 Nuclear and Particle Physics I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Nuclear Concepts: Nuclear size, nuclear masses; nuclear forces, nuclear – nucleon scattering, the deuteron, nuclear models, radio-active decay, alpha, beta, gamma decays, nuclear reactions, nuclear reactions and properties of the neutron-cross sections, p

    PHY482 Nuclear and Particle Physics II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Radioactivity, detectors of nuclear radiation, nuclear instrumentation and radiation detection techniques, radiation hazards, nuclear spectroscopy. Neutron physics; production, detection of neutrons, fission and fusion. nuclear reactors and nuclear energ

    PHY492 Biophysics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Salt and water transport in the gut. The origin of living matter, bioengineering.

    PYE231 Electric Circuits and Electronics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: DC circuits; Kirchoff’s laws, sources of e.m.f and current, network analysis and circuit theorems. AC circuits; Inductance, capacitance, the transformer, sinusoidal waveforms, root mean square and peak values, power, impedance and admittance, series R L C

    PYE232 Electric Circuit Theory 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General outline of linear circuits and linear circuit analysis, linear transformations, one-port and two-port networks. Single phase sinusoidal alternating current circuits, locks diagrams, poly-phase circuits, network topology. The methods of symmetrical

    PYE311 Introduction to Telecommunication Systems 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Frequency response of amplifiers: Poles, zeros and Bode plots, amplifier transfer function, techniques of determining 3 dB frequencies of amplifier circuits, frequency response of single-stage and cascade amplifiers, frequency response of differential amp

    PYE341 Electronics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Bipolar transistors and diodes, Field Effect Transistors [FET, JFET], transistor circuits, amplifiers, multistage amplifier circuits.Power amplifiers, classification of amplifiers [class A, AB, B operations], frequency response, instrument amplifiers.Nois

    PYE412 Digital Electronics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The transistor as a switch, power dissipation base over drive storage drive and Switching speed, logic gates, NAND or with close logic, the TTL AND gate, truth table, noise margins, television pole, open collector and tristate, TTL, CMOS, NMOS, ECL combi

    PYE421 Optoelectronic Devices 3 Credit Unit
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    PYE422 Instrumentation and Measurement System 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic circuit models, filters, modulators, display and storage building blocks, transducers and their applications, noise in measuring system measurements.

    PYE431 Electronic Devices and Circuits 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Modulation, radio and T.V. systems, telephone instruments, lines loses, noise T ? T networks, radar and navigational aids data transmission.

    STA112 Introductory Statistical Inference 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Statistical data: Their source, collection and preliminary analysis by table, graphs and simple statistics to include measures of location dispersion, skewness, kurtosis and correlation. Time series, demographic measures and index numbers. Inference: est
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