PHY 106 - Properties of Matter

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Molecular treatment of properties of matter, elasticity; Hooke’s law. Young’s shear and bulk moduli. Hydrostatics; Pressure; buoyancy. Archimedes principles. Hydrodynamics; Streamlines Bernoulli and continuity equations. Turbulence, Reynolds number. Viscosity; Laminar flow, Poiseuilles’s equation. Surface tension; adhesion, cohesion, capillarity, drops and bubbles. Temperature; zeroth law of thermodynamics; heat; gas laws of thermodynamics; kinetic theory of gases. Application.