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Course Description

Course that are part of the AET degree program are listed here. Courses are listed by department course code and course number. The credit for each course is indicated after the title of the course description.

 

  • Aircraft Mechanical-Aeromechanical (AME)
  • Aircraft Mechanical-Avionics (AVN)
  • Aviation Science
  • English (ENGL)
  • Humanities (HUM)
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Mathematics (MATH)
  • Physics (PHYS)

 

Content

Aircraft Maintenance (Aeromechanical)

  • AME 101 Work shop Practices and Orientation (3 Cr.)
  • AME 113 Maintenance practice I-Cat A (3 Cr.)
  • AME 114 Basic Materials and Hardware- Cat A (3Cr.)
  • AME 115 Basic Aerodynamics (Cat A) (2 Cr.)
  • AME 116 Aircraft Structure and Systems I- Cat A (3 Cr.)
  • AME 117 Aircraft Maintenance Practices II - Engineering Drawings- Cat A (3 Cr.)
  • AME 121 Aircraft Maintenance Practices III - Electrical Cables and Connectors- Cat A (3 Cr.)
  • AME-124 Aircraft Maintenance Practices IV- Aircraft Parts Joining and Inspection- Cat A (3 Cr.)
  • AME 221 Aircraft Structure and Systems II- Cat A (4 Cr.)
  • AME 223 Gas Turbine Engines- Cat A (3 Cr.)
  • AME 225 Propeller- Cat A (2 Cr.)
  • AME 240 On-the-Job Training / Internship - (3 Cr.)
  • AME 211 Materials and Hardware I-B1 – (3 Cr.)
  • AME 214 Aerodynamics-B1 (3 Cr.)
  • AME 214P Aerodynamics Lab (3 Cr.)
  • AME 215 Aircraft Maintenance Practices I-B1 (3 Cr.)
  • AME 217 Aircraft Maintenance Practices II-B1 (3 Cr.)
  • AME 222 Materials and Hardware II- B1 (3 Cr.)
  • AME 230 Aircraft Structures and Systems I-B1 (3 Cr.)
  • AME 324 Gas Turbine Engines-B1 (4 Cr.)
  • AME 334 Aircraft Structures and Systems II-B1 (3 Cr.)
  • AME 336 Propeller-B1 (3 Cr.)

 

Aircraft Maintenance (Avionics)

  • AVN 110 Electrical Engineering I (3 Cr.)
  • AVN 110P Electrical Engineering I Lab (1 Cr.)
  • AVN 211 Electrical Engineering II (3 Cr.)
  • AVN 211P Electrical Engineering II Lab (1 Cr.)
  • AVN 112 Electronics (3 Credits)
  • AVN 123 Fundamentals of Digital Techniques (3 Cr.)
  • AVN 311 Electronics Communications (3 Cr.)
  • AVN 321 Digital Techniques I (3 Cr.)
  • AVN 327 Avionics I (3 r.)
  • AVN 333 Avionics II (3 Cr.)
  • AVN 326 Propulsion and FADEC (3 Cr.)

 

Aviation Science

  • AVSC 210 Human Factors – EASA (3 Cr.)
  • AVSC 220 Aviation Legislation – EASA (3 Cr.)
  • AVSC 250 Technology Project Management (3 Cr.)
  • AVSC 240 Engineering Business Studies (3 Cr.)

English (ENGL)

  • ENGL-111 English Communication Skills (3 CR)
  • ENGL-112 Technical English Skills (3 CR)
  • ENGL-118 English Technical Writing (3 CR)

Humanities (HUM)

  • HUM-111 Islamic Culture (3 CR)
  • HUM-112 Emirati Society and Culture (3 CR)
  • HUM-211 Arabic Communication Skills (3 CR)

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

  • ICT-110 Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (3 CR)

Mathematics (MATH)

Physics (PHYS)

 

Aircraft Maintenance (Aeromechanical)


AME 101 Work shop Practices and Orientation (3 Cr.)    back

The objective of this course is to provide the student with knowledge and skills to work in workshops with attention to safety and to expose the student to electronic and mechanical workshops and perform simple tasks in each. It covers basic technical operations, handle hand and power tools to be used in sheet metal work, riveting, filing, as well as applying measuring tools, select and adjust test equipment used on aircraft. Prerequisite: ENGL 112; Co-requisite: None

 

AME 113 Maintenance practice I-Cat A (3 Cr.)     back

The objective of this course is to develop students understanding and skills on the safety precautions and testing as part of EASA module 7 Cat A. This course covers safety precautions for aircraft and workshops, workshop practices, care and control of tools. The course also includes dimensions, allowances and tolerances, standards of workmanship, calibration of tools and equipment. Pre-requisite: None; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 114 Basic Materials and Hardware- Cat A (3Cr.)    back

The objective of this course is to develop skills and understanding of aircraft materials and hardware as per EASA Cat A module 6 requirements. This course covers the characteristics of ferrous, non-ferrous, metallic, non-metallic and composite materials, properties and application of sealant and bonding agents, wooden structure and fabric covering. The course also covers various types of corrosion: methods of detection and treatment; aircraft fasteners, their specifications and how they are applied in aircraft technology; pipes and unions, springs, bearings, transmission and aircraft control cables and end fittings; cable systems components, Bowden cables and aircraft flexible control systems; construction and characteristics of aircraft electrical cables and connectors. Pre-requisite: None; Co-requisite: AME 113.

 

AME 115 Basic Aerodynamics (Cat A) (2 Cr.)    back

The objective of this course is to provide students with the basic principles of aerodynamics as per EASA Cat A requirements. The course covers the characteristics of atmosphere; and basic aerodynamics including: the airflow around a body, airfoil sections, and the aerodynamic forces acting on the aircraft, lift generation and different types of drag. The course also includes theory of flight: the aerodynamic forces and aircraft stability and lift augmentation devices. Pre-requisite: Math I, Physics I; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 116 Aircraft Structure and Systems I- Cat A (3 Cr.)    back

This course is designed to develop student understanding and skills in aircraft structure I as per EASA Cat A requirements. This course covers fundamentals of aero-plane theory of flight and flight controls and high speed flight. The course also covers the airworthiness requirements of structural strength, the aircraft component and their construction, aircraft pressurization and air-conditioning systems, aircraft equipment and furnishings. The course also includes: the principles and components of hydraulic power, pneumatic systems, fire protection system, landing gear, ice protection system, fuel system and water and waste system. Pre-requisite: AME 115; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 117: Aircraft Maintenance Practices II - Engineering Drawings- Cat A (3 Cr.)    back

This course is designed to develop students understanding and skills on engineering drawing as a part of EASA Cat A module 7. This course covers introduction to engineering drawings, diagrams and standards, ATA 100 specifications, common systems of fits and clearances and electrical cables. The course also includes standard methods of checking aircraft parts. Pre-requisite: AME 113; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 121 Aircraft Maintenance Practices III - Electrical Cables and Connectors- Cat A (3 Cr.)    back

The objective of this course is to develop students understanding and skills on electrical cables as a part of EASA Cat A module 7. This course covers fundamental knowledge of electrical cables, connectors and wiring protection methods. The course also covers the techniques which are applied to bond metallic and composite material structure, aircraft bolts, screws, nuts and other fasteners. Basic tests and inspections on standard aircraft components using the required materials, tools and testing equipment are also included. Pre-requisite: AME 113; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME-124 Aircraft Maintenance Practices IV- Aircraft Parts Joining and Inspection- Cat A (3 Cr.)     back

The objective of this course is to develop students understanding and skills on aircraft maintenance practice part IV of EASA Cat A module 7. This course covers the fundamental knowledge of riveting, riveted joints, aircraft handling and operation, pipe bending, flaring, inspection and testing, bearing and shafts, safety precautions of aircraft operations, nondestructive inspection, corrosion, aircraft storage methods. The course also covers composite repairs and tools and aircraft ground support equipment (GSE). Pre-requisite: AME 113, AME 121; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 221 Aircraft Structure and Systems II- Cat A (4 Cr.)     back

This course provides students with skills and understanding of the aircraft electric and electronic systems as part of EASA Cat A module 11. The course covers fundamentals of aircraft instrument systems such as pitot static and gyroscopic, avionics systems which covers auto-flight, communication and navigation systems. The course also includes electrical power: DC and AC generators and power distribution, Lights and on board systems. Pre-requisite: AME 116; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 223 Gas Turbine Engines- Cat A (3 Cr.)    back

The overall objective of the course is to develop student understanding and skills in Gas Turbine Engines as per EASA Cat A module 15 requirements. The course covers: gas turbine engines fundamentals, construction and working principles; gas turbine engine components: inlet section, compressors section, combustion chamber, turbine section, and exhaust section; gas turbine engine systems: starting, fuel, oil cooling and engine indication systems. The course also covers safety procedures, monitoring systems, engine ground operation, and thrust augmentation systems. Pre-requisite: AME 214; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 225 Propeller- Cat A (2 Cr.)     back

This course is intended to provide students with the fundamental principles and operation of propeller as per EASA Cat A module 17 requirements. It includes principles, construction, systems and operation of the propeller. The course also covers blade element theory, propeller pitch control, synchronizing, ice protection system, propeller maintenance, storage and preservation. Pre-requisite: AME 115; Co-requisite: AME 214.

 

AME 240 On-the-Job Training / Internship - (3 Cr.)     back

On the Job Training is provided to students under the supervision of a faculty member and/or qualified engineers at a Part 145 licensed establishment. This training aims to expose students to practical applications in aviation industry. Pre-requisite: Second year student status; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 211 Materials and Hardware I-B1 – (3 Cr.)    back

The objective of this course is to develop students understanding and skills on the characteristics, types and uses of aircraft materials. The course covers aircraft materials both ferrous and nonferrous: characteristics, properties, heat treatment and testing: tension, hardness, and fatigue tests. The course also includes characteristics and properties of composite and non-metallic materials and their identification; sealant types and bonding techniques; wooden aircraft structure: characteristics, preservation, defects and repairs; aircraft fabric coverings. Corrosion: types, causes and protection of aircraft parts are also covered. Pre-requisite: Physics, AME 114; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 214 Aerodynamics-B1 (3 Cr.)     back

This course provides students with the fundamental principles of aerodynamics. The course will focus on the physics of atmosphere; and basic aerodynamics including: the airflow around a body, airfoil sections, the aerodynamic forces acting on the aircraft, generation of aerodynamic lift and different types of aerodynamic drag. The course also includes theory of flight: the aerodynamic forces and aircraft performance during steady level flight, climb and descent, and turning; and aircraft stability and flight dynamics. Pre-requisite: AME 115; Co-requisite: AME 214P.

 

AME 214P Aerodynamics Lab (3 Cr.)     back

The practical sessions assigned to the advanced aerodynamics course are intended to perform aerodynamic tasks to help students understanding the basic principles of aerodynamics and improve their experimental skills. Topics include identifying different airfoil sections, primary and secondary flight controls; studying the nature of airflow around aerodynamic bodies; determining the optimum angle of attack (AOA) and the stall angle of airfoil sections. Each task’s allotted time will constitute report writing, basic calculations and production of graphs. Pre-requisite: AME 115; Co-requisite: AME 214.

 

AME 215 Aircraft Maintenance Practices I-B1 (3 Cr.)     back

This course provides students with understanding and skills on the safety precautions and testing as part of EASA module 7 Cat B. This course covers safety precautions for aircraft and workshop; workshop practices; calibration of tools and calibration standards; operation, function and use of common avionic general testing equipment. This course also covers engineering drawings, diagrams and standards, ATA 100 specifications, common systems of fits and clearances. Other topics includes standard methods for checking shafts, bearings, electrical cables and connectors, wiring protection techniques, bonding practices and testing, riveting, pipes and hoses, springs, bearings, transmissions and control cables. Pre-requisite: AME 113; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 217 Aircraft Maintenance Practices II-B1 (3 Cr.)    back

The objective of this course is to develop students understanding and skills on the safety precautions and testing as part of EASA module 7 Cat B. This course covers advanced level of aircraft parts joining and repair methods: different types of basic welding, brazing and soldering, selecting of appropriate material, filler material and flux. This course also covers aircraft handling and storage, jacking, inspections, effects of environmental conditions on aircraft handling, aircraft repair and assembly techniques, trouble shooting, maintenance procedures and inspections carried out after abnormal events such as lightning strikes, heavy landings and flight through turbulences, maintenance planning, modifications, quality assurance and control. Pre-requisite: AME 215; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 222 Materials and Hardware II- B1 (3 Cr.)     back

The objective of this course is to develop students understanding and skills on the aircraft hardware EASA Cat. B. The course covers all types of fasteners and locking devices: screws, bolts and studs, aircraft rivets. the course also covers pipes and unions, springs, bearings and transmissions; gears and belts. In addition, the course contains control cables, turnbuckles, compensation devices, pulleys, Bowden cables, and aircraft flexible control systems. Electrical cables and connectors: construction, crimping, connector types and insulators are also covered. Pre-requisite: AME 215, AME 117; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 230 Aircraft Structures and Systems I-B1 (3 Cr.)     back

This course is intended to provide students with the fundamental principles of the Theory of Flight including aerodynamics, flight controls operations and systems and high speed flight. The course also covers the airworthiness requirements of structural strength: stresses, zoning, construction methods; primary and secondary structure, the aircraft component and their construction, types of rivets, methods of surface protection, exterior finishing, alignment and symmetry. Pre-requisite: AME 212, AME 214; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 324 Gas Turbine Engines-B1 (4 Cr.)    back

This course is designed to develop student understanding and skills in aircraft gas turbine engine as part of EASA part B. The course covers an advanced level of gas turbine engine construction and engine systems layout. The main topics are the principles of operation, engine construction, systems and accessory parts. These include engine fuel metering and distribution, FADEC, HMU, and EEC effects on performance and fuel consumption, lubrication systems, oil cooling systems, typical engine installation and mounting, standard safety procedures, monitoring programs, engine ground operation dangers, thrust augmentation systems, CSD, and gearbox systems, fire detection systems, engine installation and ground operation including safety precautions. Pre-requisite: Math I and Physics I; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 334 Aircraft Structures and Systems II-B1 (3 Cr.)     back

The objective of this course is to develop student understanding and skills on aircraft structures and systems part II of EASA module 11 B1. Areas of study includes fire protection system: fire and smoke detection, fire warning; hydraulic power: hydraulic systems components, reservoirs, pumps, accumulators, valves, fluid; fuel systems: lay out of the system, components, fueling and defueling. The course also includes flight control systems: primary and secondary controls, manually and power operated control systems; landing gear: purposes, types, extension and retraction, shock strut, wheels tires, brakes systems and nose steering; Pneumatic systems. Operation of On Board Maintenance systems, operation and function of electrical power generation. Pre-requisite: AME 230; Co-requisite: None.

 

AME 336 Propeller-B1 (3 Cr.)    back

The objective of this course is to develop students working skills on aircraft propeller. This course covers the function, fundamental principles of propeller, propeller construction, systems and operation. The course also covers blade element theory, propeller pitch control, propeller synchronizing, ice protection system, propeller maintenance, storage and preservation. Pre-requisite: AME 214; Co-requisite: AME 324.

 

 

Aircraft Maintenance (Avionics)


AVN 110 Electrical Engineering I (3 Cr.)    back

This course provides understanding and skills of aircraft electrical engineering as part of EASA module 3. This course covers the basic principles of electricity such as electron theory, static electricity and conduction, electrical terminology, generation of electricity, DC sources of electricity, and DC theory. This course introduces the concept of direct current circuits and studies it applications and its fundamental theories. Pre-requisite: MATH 100, PHYS 111; Co-requisite: AVN 110P - Electrical Engineering I Lab.

 

AVN 110P Electrical Engineering I Lab (1 Cr.)    back

This is a practical course that is conducted in a laboratory/workshop setting. This course covers the practical applications of electrical measurements, generation of electricity, DC and AC sources and their applications. This course’s experiments address the concepts of direct current circuits and verifies the theories behind their operation. Pre-requisite: MATH 100, PHYS 111; Co-requisite: AVN 110 - Electrical Engineering.

 

AVN 211 Electrical Engineering II (3 Cr.)    back

This course is a continuation of Electrical Engineering I and covers an advanced level with emphasis put to electrical terms such as resistance, power, capacitance, magnetism, inductance, AC theory, resistive, capacitive and inductive circuits, and transformers, filters, AC generators and motors. Frequency dependent devices are also covered. Pre-requisite: AVN 110; Co-requisite: AVN 211P .

 

AVN 211P Electrical Engineering II Lab (1 Cr.)     back

This course is a continuation of Electrical Fundamentals I and covers an advanced level with emphasis put to electrical terms such as resistance, power, capacitance, magnetism, inductance, AC theory, resistive, capacitive and inductive circuits, and transformers, filters, AC generators and motors and other applications as aircraft systems require. Pre-requisite: AVN 110; Co-requisite: AVN 211 - Electrical Engineering II.

 

AVN 112 Electronics (3 Credits)     back

This course provides student with understanding and skill of aircraft electronics. It covers electronic fundamentals with emphasis on semiconductors such as the diode and the transistor. A fundamental characteristic, properties and uses of these devices are discussed. A brief introduction to integrated circuits, printed circuit board technology, and servo mechanisms are also covered. Pre-requisite: AVN 110, AVN 211; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVN 123 Fundamentals of Digital Techniques (3 Cr.)    back

This course is designed to develop student understanding and skills in the fundamental of digital techniques. The course covers aircraft electronic instrument systems, basic computer structure and electrostatic sensitive devices, typical systems arrangements and cockpit layout of electronic instrument systems, computer terminology, special handling of components sensitive to electrostatic discharges. Pre-requisite: AVN 110; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVN 311 Electronics Communications (3 Cr.)     back

This course covers the basic principles of electronic communication techniques and radio principles. AM, FM and other modulation techniques are discussed and the principles of a super-heterodyne receiver are learned. Pre-requisite: AVN 110; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVN 321 Digital Techniques I (3 Cr.)    back

This course is designed to develop student understanding and skills in digital techniques. This course covers an advanced level of digital systems with emphasis put on electronic instrument systems, numbering systems, data buses and data conversion. Pre-requisite: AVN 211; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVN 327 Avionics I (3 r.)     back

This course covers flight theory, general concepts of aero-structures and systems, auto-flight principles, comm. & nav. Systems, and electrical power generation and regulations. Pre-requisite: AVN 112, AVN 123; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVN 333 Avionics II (3 Cr.)     back

This course is a continuation of AVN Avionics I course. It Aims to consolidate and develop the general and fundamental aircraft maintenance taught in the earlier parts of the course by examining the components, system layout and operation of avionic systems. Pre-requisite: AVN 327; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVN 326 Propulsion and FADEC (3 Cr.)    back

This course is designed to develop student understanding and skills in aircraft propulsion and FADEC system. The course introduces to the constructional arrangement and operation of turbojet, turbofan, turbo shaft, and turbo prop engines, electronic engine control and fuel metering system (FADEC), and covers engine indication systems, their components and their principles of operation. Pre-requisite: AVN 311, AVN 211; Co-requisite: None.

 

Aviation Science


AVSC 210 Human Factors – EASA (3 Cr.)    back

This course is designed with the intention to improve the level of human factors awareness and to improve the understanding of human performance issues related to activities in a maintenance environment. The course provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to appraise human error and factors affecting human performance, and to apply tools and methods for error prediction and measurement. Topics covered also include social physiology, physical environments, tasks, communication and hazards in the workplace. Pre-requisite: ENGL 104-Aviation English; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVSC 220 Aviation Legislation – EASA (3 Cr.)    back

This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of aviation legislation to enable maintenance work to be done within the requirements of the law (aircraft rules and regulations). This course covers international regulatory framework from the United Nations to national level including the role of ICAO, CAR -66 (Certifying Staff-Maintenance) and CAR-145 (Approved Maintenance Organization), the purpose of the documents required under aircraft certifications, the continuing airworthiness of the aircraft, approved maintenance organizations and the Continuing Airworthiness Management Organizations (CAMO). Pre-requisite: ENGL 104 Aviation English; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVSC 250 Technology Project Management (3 Cr.)    back

This course is a capstone course to develop the student’s ability to analyze and synthesize simple but important engineering problems and provide a methodology for understanding the problem and provide a solution. This course is conducted under the supervision of an instructor. Pre-requisite: None; Co-requisite: None.

 

AVSC 240 Engineering Business Studies (3 Cr.)    back

This course covers topics that provide an insight to the student into assessing investments and understand project management skills. To demonstrate the sources of costs and explain how these affect price decisions, to identify sources of risk and discuss ways to manage risk, to understand private and public sources of finance for investment projects and the distinctions between criteria for private investment and public investment, and to introduce students to construction management practice, legal concepts and the various forms of engineering contract. Case studies will be used to aid the understanding of the issues discussed in lectures and help students to apply their learning. Pre-requisite: None; Co-requisite: None.

 

English (ENGL)


ENGL-111 English Communication Skills (3 CR)     back

This course is a study of safety and health management in the workplace as it related to hazard identification and control, accident investigation and prevention, emergency planning and moral responsibilities to society. It introduces the students to profession, professional ethics, various moral issues and uses of ethical theories, and codes of ethics in professional engineering societies.

 

ENGL-112 Technical English Skills (3 CR)    back

This course focuses on developing students’ language skills in technical communication genres. It is designed to introduce students to information and language specifically for future technical careers. Covered in this course are the following: the importance of Technical Communication (TC); the goals of TC, ethical and legal considerations; verbal and nonverbal communication; features of effective oral presentations; routine correspondence; document design; descriptions and process analyses; long, formal reports; short, informal reports; and evaluation of criteria and reasons for conducting research in TC.

 

ENGL-118 English Technical Writing (3 CR)    back

Technical Writing aims to develop students’ skills to be skilled writers in their chosen career. This course covers a variety of topics, such as appropriate usage of tools for professional writers, using international business English, writing and editing emails for various audiences, writing reports for industry, and an intermediate knowledge of grammar and writing.

 

 

Humanities (HUM)


HUM-111 Islamic Culture (3 CR)    back

This course introduces some of the basic study skills needed for success at college level in technical areas.

 

HUM-112 Emirati Society and Culture (3 CR)    back

This course is a study of human societies in general, and in particular the general features and main ingredients of the UAE society, geographic location, population development and composition, and economic and geographic aspects. It deals with family and tribal systems and the nature of governance in a tribal society. The nature of services provided to the community before and after the introduction of oil will be discussed, plus the role of cultural, educational and media institutions and the services they contribute to the community. Students will also be provided with a comprehensive

and integrated understanding of UAE society and various aspects of social and economic life, political and cultural rights, with particular reference to modern society-building since the establishment of the Union and foreseeing the future. This course aims to strengthen the sense of national belonging, loyalty and pride through consolidation of national culture and social concepts, by student participation in a research project during the semester covering all topics associated with the course.

 

HUM-211 Arabic Communication Skills (3 CR)    back

The communication process of the Arabic language is essential in everyday life, and, based on it, we build our decisions on an individual, collective and international level. This course aims to develop students’ capabilities in listening, reading, writing and speaking in their native language. It also helps students to gain linguistic abilities to communicate professionally and socially. In addition, it trains students in different communication skills to avoid common mistakes that can arise from miscommunication. Linguistic performance is developed through a solid and clear understanding of the meanings of different types of texts, which are relevant to the students’ environment. Students will navigate through a variety of texts from the Quran, poetry, prose and short stories.

 

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)


ICT-110 Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving (3 CR)    back

This introductory course in engineering problem solving and computer programming is for all undergraduate engineering students without prior programming experience in any language. The course covers the fundamentals of computer programming and its underlying principles using the Java programming language. Concepts and methods are illustrated by examples from various engineering disciplines. Useful numerical techniques and their applications to real world problems in science and engineering are also discussed.

 

Mathematics (MATH)


MATH-100 Precalculus (4 CR)    back

This course covers basic algebraic operations on numbers, exponents, roots and radicals, equations, inequalities, scientific notations, algebraic operations on expressions, solving formulas and literal equations. It also covers geometry, functions and its graphs, solving system of linear equations and quadratics equations algebraically and graphically, matrix and its determinant, solving linear equations using the determinant (Cramer’s rule), factoring and fractions, exponents and radicals, solving logarithmic and exponential equations, trigonometry, radian measure, vectors and oblique triangles, law of sines and law of cosine, plotting trigonometric functions.

 

Physics (PHYS)


PHYS-111 Physics I (3 CR)    back

This course enables students to develop their skills in understanding physical concepts. It helps students approach questions in a logical and systematic manner. This course covers a variety of topics in mechanics that are relevant for the degrees offered at the polytechnic.

 

PHYS-111P Physics II (1 CR)     back

This Laboratory is an experimental course intended to complement Physics I. The purpose of the lab course is to explore some of the main concepts experimentally, which are covered in the Physics I course. Students will conduct, analyze and interpret experiments on timing, motion, forces and energy, rotational motion, forces and rotational energy and analyze and prepare lab reports working either individually or in teams.

 

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