Current / Most Recent Semester: 
Spring 2014/15 
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Instructor(s): 
CHAN Ho Bun, WONG Kam
Sing, WANG Xiangrong 
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Teaching Pattern: 
duration of course: about 13 weeks
lecture hour(s) / tutorial hour(s) per week: 3 / 1

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No. of Credit(s): 
3 
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Content: 
Motions and Newton's laws
Work
and energy
Conservation of energy and momentum
Rotation
Rigid
body
Simple harmonic and damped oscillations
Forced oscillations
Standing waves and sound waves
Kinetic theory
The
laws of thermodynamics

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Remarks: 
For students in the 4Y programs
PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1112 target
students who have learned the most basic knowledge in physics in
high school. Students with more advanced physics background should
consider taking PHYS 1151 or 1152. PHYS 1112 employs a
calculusbased approach. Students without knowledge of calculus
should take PHYS 1111 instead.
Exclusion:
PHYS 1111, PHYS 1312
Prerequisite:
(Level 3 or above in HKDSE 1/2x or in HKDSE 1x Physics) and Level 3
or above in HKDSE Mathematics Extended Module M1/M2
