4 Semester Credit Hours
All branches of science and technology depend on knowledge of physics. This course presents the basic definitions and concepts of motion, Galileo's and Newton's laws, work, simple machines, matter and light. Also included are density, expansion, pressure, and heat characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases. Light, photo-electric effect, light sources, and basic lenses are also studied. Course contains 3 semester credit hours (45 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.