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SINOPSIS KURSUS TERAS FIZIK INDUSTRI

SSH 1023 – Mathematical Methods I

The course revises and extends Matriculation and STPM topics such as differentiation and integration and includes topics such as complex numbers and differential equations, which may be new to many students.

Topics covered include parametric equations, functions, polar coordinates, vectors, and complex numbers. Students will learn how to define functions, and plot the graphs, using the Cartesian as well as polar coordinates; solve problems involving complex numbers and vectors.

Additional topics include limits and continuity, differentiation techniques and its applications, integration techniques including improper integrals. Upon completion, the students would have acquired some quite powerful tools of analysis.

This is also an introductory course on differential equations. Topic includes first order ordinary differential equations (ODEs). Students will learn how to classify and solve first order ODEs.

 

SSH1033 – Mathematical Methods II

This course continues and extends the techniques introduced in Mathematical Methods I, with further differential equations and calculus of multivariable functions.

Topics include linear second order ODEs with constant coefficients, functions of several variables, partial differentiation and multiple integrations. Students will learn how to classify and solve second order linear ODEs with constant coefficients using the method of undetermined coefficients and variation of parameters. They will also learn to determine the domain and range, techniques of graph sketching, and limit & continuity, find (partial) derivatives and evaluate (double and triple) integrals, pertaining to a function of two and three variables. The use of cylindrical and spherical coordinates is also highlighted. Applications include finding the volume, mass, centre of gravity, and moment of inertia of a solid.

 

SSH1523 – Linear Algebra

The course begins with the study of matrices and determinant. Starting with simple matrix operations, elementary row operation and inverses, and determinant of matrices. Solve the linear system using matrix inverse, Crammer’s rule, Gauss and Gauss—Jordan elimination method. Next, the focus is on the vector spaces, subspace, linear independence, spanning sets, bases, coordinate vector and change of basis, orthogonal bases, and the Gram-Schmidt process. There follows a discussion of linear transformation and matrices, as well as the kernel and range. Finally, find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors and use them in diagonalization problem.

SSH1703 – Differential Equations

An introductory first course in differential equations. Topics include first order ordinary differential equations (ODEs), linear second order ODEs with constant coefficients, the Laplace transform and its inverse, Fourier series, and elementary partial differential equations (PDEs). Students will learn how to classify and solve first order ODEs, solve second order linear ODEs with constant coefficients using the method of undetermined coefficients and variation of parameters, use the technique of Laplace transforms to solve ODEs with specified initial or boundary conditions, and use the technique of separation of variables to solve initial-boundary value problems involving heat and wave equations and boundary value problems involving Laplace equation.

SSH3503 – Complex Variables

This course introduces calculus of functions of a single complex variable. Topics covered include the algebra and geometry of complex numbers, complex differentiation, complex integration, complex series including Taylor and Laurent series, the theory of residues with applications to the evaluation of complex and real integrals, and conformal mapping with applications in solving boundary value problems of science and engineering.

SSP1143 – Mechanics

This course mainly discusses motion of a body or a system. Beginning with the basic and derived physical quantities and vector as mathematical tool, various types of motion such linear, free-fall, projectile, circular, rotational and simple harmonic motions are described. Other topics such as equilibrium, elasticity, gravitation and fluids mechanics illustrate the application of a body in motion under the influence of a force.

SSP1153 – Electricity and Magnetism

The course examines the force of electromagnetism, which encompasses both electricity and magnetism. It includes the exploration of some electromagnetic phenomena. It begins by examining the nature of electric charge and then a discussion of interaction of electric charges at rest. It then study about charges in motion particularly electric circuit. lt continues into the study of magnetic interaction how moving charges and currents responds to magnetic field. The principle of electromagnetic induction and how resistors, inductors and capacitors behave in ac circuits is discussed. The understanding the electrical energy-conversion devices such as motors, generators and transformers are also discussed. Finally the study of the four fundamental equations that completely described both electricity and magnetism.

SSP1163 – Sound, Wave and Optics

The course starts with introduction to the concept sound, how it is produced, its characteristics, intensity & quality as well as the interference of sound which will be applied to modern sound devices. Finally, emphasize on optics on its dual properties. These will be inseminated in the phenomenon of interference and diffraction of light and its modern-day applications. In general, the course provides the basic concepts of sound and optics

SSP1223 – Modern Physics

The course begins with a brief discussion on the nature of science in the quest of better understandings of the natural phenomena – highlighting the dilemmas and failures of classical physics in the face of some landmark experiments and discoveries, which gave the impetus to new ideas and paradigm shift into the modern physics. Finally, formalities of quantum mechanics is introduced by discussing the 1-D time independent Schrodinger equation (TISE), applied to an idealised infinite square potential well.

SSP1811 – Physics Practical I

Students perform experiments related to physics of mechanics, electricity and magnetism and wave optics. These experiments can be performed either individually or in pairs. At the end of the experiments, students present technical reports which describe the experiment, the analysis and the findings. Upon completion, the students should have the ability to handle the instrumentations and relate the experiments to the theories learned in Physics I, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.

SSP1821 – Physics Practical II

Students perform experiments related to the physics of thermodynamics, optics, modern physics and electronics. These experiments will be performed either in a group or individually. At the end of each experiment the student present a technical report which describes the experiment, the analysis and the findings.

Upon completion, the students should have the ability to handle the instrumentations and relate the experiments to the theories learned in Physics II, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.

SSP1851 – Physics Practical I

Students perform experiments related to physics of mechanics, electricity and magnetism and wave optics. These experiments can be performed either individually or in pairs. At the end of the experiments, students present technical reports which describe the experiment, the analysis and the findings. Upon completion, the students should have the ability to handle the instrumentations and relate the experiments to the theories learned in Physics I, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.

SSP1861 Physics Practical I (Sem II)

Students perform experiments related to the physics of thermodynamics, optics, modern physics and electronics. These experiments will be performed either in a group or individually. At the end of each experiment the student present a technical report which describes the experiment, the analysis and the findings.

Upon completion, the students should have the ability to handle the instrumentations and relate the experiments to the theories learned in Physics II, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.

SSP2113 – Thermodynamics

The course starts with discussions on basic concepts of thermodynamics, thermodynamic properties of materials and thermodynamic processes. The next topics will emphasize on energy transfer and energy analysis of systems and processes using the explained first and second laws of thermodynamics. The principles of gas power and refrigeration cycles are also briefly highlighted. In general, the course provides on the basic concepts of thermodynamics and it applications in conservation and utilisation of energy as well as in automobile industry.

SSP2213 – Nuclear Physics

The course introduces to some major concepts and theories of nuclear physics. The course begins with understanding the basic knowledge of the constituents of nucleus and the properties of nuclear forces. The next topic of the course is introducing the radiation sources and the types of ionizing radiations. Nuclear decay process and the properties of ionizing radiations will be discussed in this topic. The interactions of nuclear radiations with mater and mechanism of nuclear reaction are also covered in this subject. The next topic is providing the students knowledge with some basic concept on radioactivity including radioactive decay law, radioactive decay series and radioactive equilibriums. Some nuclear models such as liquid drop model, shell model and optical model of the nucleus will be introduced at the end of the subject. In general, the course provides a basic concept of interaction processes of nuclear radiation in order to widening the appreciation of nuclear physics to the students.

SSP2313 – Basic Electronics

The course starts with introduction to electronic components, circuit building and basic measurement of signal. Various circuit theory analysis such as Superposition principle, mesh current analysis, The venin and Norton theorem are taught. DC and AC circuit analysis and the use of semiconductor devices such as diodes and transistors are discussed. The hybrid h and phi small signal models for transistor are emphasized. Next the small signal amplifiers, power amplifiers, differential amplifier are constructed for better understanding and practical experience. In general, the course provides good balance between theoretical and practical works on electronic circuits and its everyday applications.

SSP2333 – Computer Programming

This course begins with a comprehensive introduction to computer, role of computer in physics, and operating system. Computer programming involving choices of computer languages and programming concept is also discussed. In the laboratory, the student experience working with a Linux desktop, client-server working environment, and all the necessary tools for terminal-server programming works. Throughout the course students are guided to build computer programs from simple to complex, all about solving various physics problem, based on the Java programming language. Students are exposed to methods for writing command-line based programs and tools utilizing widgets for building application with graphical user interface.

SSP2413 – Solid State Physics

Introduces basic concepts in solid state physics, with emphasis on crystal structures. The roles of phonons and electrons in a solid are discussed, using various models. Upon completion, students should be able to explain basic concepts used in solid state physics and techniques used in determining crystal structures. Students should also be able to discuss thermal properties of solids and the behaviour of electrons in solids, using various models.

SSP2613 – Mathematical Physics

The main aim of the course is to provide physics students with mathematical treatment of a range of fundamental topics in physics. The course content consists of vector analysis, vector calculus, complex variable, matrices, ordinary and partial differential equations, and Fourier series. The course thus consolidates and integrates Mathematics and Physics, and helps to overcome some of the difficulties which associated with the interface between the two subjects.

SSP2811 – Physics Practical III

Students perform experiments related to materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics. These experiments will be conducted in group of two or three students. At the end of each experiment the group prepares a technical report which contains the experimental procedure, detailed data analysis, discussion on the findings, and the conclusions. Upon completion, the student should have the ability to relate the experiments to the physical principles learned in relevant courses in materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.

SSP2821 – Physics Practical IV

Students perform experiments related to materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics. These experiments will be conducted in group of two or three students. At the end of each experiment the group prepares a technical report which contains the experimental procedure, detailed data analysis, discussion on the findings, and the conclusions. Upon completion, the student should have the ability to relate the experiments to the physical principles learned in relevant courses in materials science, advanced electronics, laser/optics and nuclear physics, perform experimental analysis on the laboratory works and write technical reports.

SSP3113 – Electromagnetism

Introduces the vectorial and calculus approaches in understanding various laws and principles of electromagnetism-and time independent Maxwell’s equations. The course will also describe the time varying electromagnetic fields and it physical principles in various applications.

SSP3123

The course starts with brief discussion on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics. Introduction to Euler’s equation, Lagrange equation, Hamiltonian principle, Euler theorem and kinetic energy, space time homogeneity, isotropic of specific velocity and momentum space, canonical equation, cyclic coordinates. Centered field motion: orbit in a centred field, planetary motion- Kepler’s law, motion in an inversed square root field – Rutherford scattering. Dynamics of rigid body: kinetic energy, inertia tensor, angular momentum, base axis for inertia. Oscillation: one dimensional motion, simple harmonic motion in one and two dimensions, damped and forced oscillations, electric circuit oscillation. Coupled Oscillation: two coupled oscillators, weak coupled, problem examples, orthogonality of Eigenvector, normal coordinate, molecular vibration.

SSP3133 – Thermal and Statistical Physics

The course starts with a brief discussion on the general concept and definition, the importance, as well as the costs of quality in managing a business organization. The next topics will emphasize on the quality management principles, total quality management, and ISO 9001 quality management requirements in manufacturing and servicing industries. The statistical techniques in quality control such the process modelling, the acceptance sampling and the statistical process control (SPC) will be discussed. Common SPC tools for troubleshooting and monitoring a process including the process capability analysis will be emphasized. Basic concepts and definition of reliability is also highlighted. In general, the course provides on the general concepts of quality, quality management systems and the applications of various techniques in statistical quality control (SQC) both in production and service industries.

SSP3143 - Relativity

This course presents the essential concepts of general relativity theory. The emphasis is on the physical understanding of the theory and the mathematical development is kept simple. Space-time diagrams are used extensively in the explanation of the theory.

SSP3153 – Inferential Statistics

This course is designed to expose student to understand the most fundamental components of nature using the quark model. Some topics of interest would be the structure, definition, flavor and the combination of quarks to form other particles. Classifications of particles and their interactions into a number of easily identifiable categories, and a number of empirical rules will also be studied. Interactions between particles will be dealt with in terms of the four types of forces and the exchange of particles between them. Also included in the course will be the conservation theory of various interactions in terms of lepton number, parity, charge conjugate and time reversal. At the end of the course, the student will be exposed to the understanding of unification theory of forces which incorporate the mechanics of the strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions into a single theory.

SSP3163 – Energy and Environment Physical

The course starts with a brief introduction on the processes and issues in environmental physics which include the global warming. The principal topics are the physics of the built environment, energy for living, environmental health, revealing the planet, the biosphere, the global climate, climate change. The alternative source of energy such as nuclear energy, wind as well as water will also be touch. This course provides an essentially physics principles that underlie environmental issues and shows how they contribute to the interdisciplinary field of environmental science as a whole. This is very important for the students to be aware of especially when they engage in the industry.

SSP3323 – Advanced Electronics

The course begins with discussion of operational amplifier (OPAMP) and its applications such as summing and differential amplifiers, differentiator/integrator, and active filters. Sensors and amplification of signals are introduced. Basic concepts and principles of digital circuits; number codes and number system, Boolean algebra, logic gates, Karnaugh maps, IC specification and interfacing, encoding and decoding, flip-flops, counters, shift registers and digital arithmetic circuits are also discussed. Finally analogue to digital and digital to analogue conversion are covered. In general, the course will be conducted by lectures and hands-on to provide students with sound basic concepts and practical experience in advanced analogue and digital electronics.

SSP3333 – Computation Physics

This course begins with a comparative discussion about analytical and numerical methods of studying physical phenomena. The design of program codes and equivalent pseudo codes are discussed. Numerical methods for investigation of elementary mechanics problems such as projectile, oscillatory, and planetary motions, and the chaos of non-linear pendulum are introduced. Calculation of potential surface, electric and magnetic fields, and visualization of the respective calculated data are also covered. Wave phenomena are investigated numerically. Methods for investigation of random system and Monte Carlo simulation are also studied. Finally the course ends with an introduction to molecular dynamic simulation method and how to animate visualization of simulated system.

SSP3343 – Instrumentation and Data Acquisition

The course consists of two parts: The first part begins with a review of basic elements in measurement systems; sensing element, signal conditioning, signal processing and signal presentation. The instrument’s classification, errors in measurement, static and dynamic characteristics of instrument and calibration will also be introduced. Next, the physical quantity measurement which includes displacement, velocity and acceleration for translational and rotational motion, force and torque, low, medium and high pressure, temperature and other physical quantities, such as flow, level, humidity and electrical quantities are discussed. The second part of this course introduces basic concepts and techniques for interfacing a microcontroller to external devices for data collection and process control and developing the related software required. This includes transferring and converting analogue variables into the digital form needed for processing. It is aimed at students interested in data acquisition and real-time control systems. In general, the course provides on the general concepts of measurement system technology and physical quantities measurement technique.

SSP3433 – Quality Control

The course starts with a brief discussion on the general concept and definition, the importance, as well as the costs of quality in managing a business organization. The next topics will emphasize on the quality management principles, total quality management, and ISO 9001 quality management requirements in manufacturing and servicing industries. The statistical techniques in quality control such the process modelling, the acceptance sampling and the statistical process control (SPC) will be discussed. Common SPC tools for troubleshooting and monitoring a process including the process capability analysis will be emphasized. Basic concepts and definition of reliability is also highlighted. In general, the course provides on the general concepts of quality, quality management systems and the applications of various techniques in statistical quality control (SQC) both in production and service industries.

SSP3523 – Modern Optics

This course exposes the students to the variety of optics. Elementary optics, ray optics, optical instruments, source and detector, interference and diffraction, image processing, laser, polarization and electromagnetic effects, fibre optics and integrated optics are describe and discuss. At the end of the course, students should be able to understand and apply the concepts to solve the problems related to the optical phenomena. Students should have the ability to apply and using standard optical components including laser and fibre optics components. The students should also be able to explain the functions of various components in optical systems in various applications & be thankful to the Creator of light.

SSP3613 – Quantum Mechanics I

This course introduces students to new phenomena leading to quantum mechanics. It will discuss quantum phenomena such as black body radiations, photoelectric effects; Particle-wave duality, wave packets, Schrödinger equations; Observable expectation values; Quantum operator and postulations of quantum mechanics. It will examine and solve problems for one dimensional time independent Schrödinger equations for infinite and finite square potential well, potential barrier; Harmonic oscillator; Hydrogen atom using momentum operator. Basic concepts in quantum mechanics are described and the uses of the quantum mechanical approach in solving contemporary quantum mechanical problems are explained. New phenomena in quantum mechanics, which makes it different from classical mechanics.

SSP3811 – Physics Practical V

Students taking Practical Physics V will conduct two six weeks Mini Projects. They perform open-ended experiments, and produce not more than five pages formal technical report of their work. The project can be done either individually or in pairs. At the end of semester the student will present a short seminar which describes the project, the analysis and the findings. Upon completion, the student will be supervised on essentially one-to-one basis by project supervisor, but they will also be expected to develop their ability to work independently.

SSP3821 – Physics Practical VI

Students taking Practical Physics VI will conduct two six weeks Mini Projects on physics based ICT. The sudents are required to develop ICT projects to solve problems related to physics. The students will be supervised by a supervisor, but they are encoranged to work independently. At the end of semester the student will present a short seminar which describes the project, the analysis and the findings.