Syllabus 
Greek alphabet 
Synopsis 
The SI Unit System 
Lecture 1
• Electric Charge, Current and Potential Difference
• Microscopic picture of current in a wire
• Conductors, Conductance and Conductivity
• Resistors, Resistance and Resistivity
• Conductors, Insulators and Semiconductors
• Temperature coefficient of resistivity
• Heating effect of current 
Current, Potential and Resistance 
Lecture 2
• Circuit Elements and Electric Circuits
• Electromotive force
• Resistors connected in series
• Resistors connected in parallel
• Series/parallel substitution of resistors in circuits
• Internal Resistance of an electric cell
• Maximum power transfer theorem 
Electrical Circuits 
Lecture 3
• Simple circuits are reduced to a single equivalent resistor by series and parallel substitution,
• Kirchhoff's rules for finding currents and potential differences in networks are demonstrated.

Simple Electrical Circuits and Networks 
Lecture 4
• the capacitance of two conducting surfaces
• the effect of dielectrics (insulators) between the capacitor plates
• the series and parallel combination of capacitors
• the energy stored in a capacitor 
Capacitors 
Lecture 5
• Solids, Fluids, Plastics & Plasmas
• Two techniques of calculation with fluids
• Four concepts of fluid flow
• Streamlines
• Equation of continuity
• Bernoulli's equation
• Fluid statics 
Fluids: Flowing and Static 
Lecture 6
• Archimedes' achievements & death
• Hiero's crown
• Archimedes' principle

Archimedes 
Lecture 7
• Planar Laminar flow
• Laminar flow of a fluid in a tube
• Newton's law of Viscosity
• Viscosity at the Atomic Level
• Viscosity and Temperature
• Viscosity and Time
• Terminal Velocity
• Stokes' Law and Terminal Speeds
• Poiseuille's Law and Laminar flow in a tube
• Reynold's number and Turbulent flow 
Viscosity 
Lecture 8
• surface energy is defined,
• the effects of temperature and contaminants on the surface is discussed,
• methods of measuring surface energy in solids & surface tension in liquids,
• the angle of contact between liquids and solids is defined,
• capillary action is seen as a surface tension effect,
• size of bubbles is seen as a balance between excess pressure & surface tension,
• Laplace's law, for cylinders of fluid. 
Surface Tension and Surface Energy 
Lecture 9
• Negative Potential Energy
• Potential Energy and Force
• The LenardJones Potential Energy Function
• Equilibrium Separation
• Maximum Binding Energy
• The Electron Volt

Interatomic Potential Function 
Lecture 10
• The Classification of Chemical Bonds
• The Periodic Table with Electron Configurations
• Ionic Bonds
• Covalent Bonds
• Metallic Bonds
• Electric Dipoles
• Hydrogen Bonds
• Van der Waals Bonds 
Types of Chemical Bonds 
Lecture 11
• Crystal Structures
• Body Centred Cubic Unit Cell
• Face Centred Cubic Unit Cell
• Hexagonal Close Packed Unit Cell
• Diamond structure Unit Cell
• Simple Cubic structure
• Packing Density in the Unit Cell (FCC and BCC)
• Ionic, Covalent and Metallic Crystals
• Intermediate Bond types
• Amorphous Solids
• Polymers 
Microstructures: crystalline and amorphous 
Lecture 12
• Brittle solids and the critical distance for breaking a bond are introduced,
• the homogeneous separation and microcrack models of brittle failure are compared,
• Plastic solids are introduced,
• the homogeneous shear and dislocation models of plastic failure are compared. 
Brittle and Plastic Failure 
Lecture 13
• Oscillations and Vibrations
• Simple Harmonic Motion
• Damped Simple Harmonic Motion
• Forced Oscillations
• Vibrations inside built structures
• Vibrations coming from outside built structures
• Positive and Negative Damping 
Oscillations and Waves 
Lecture 14
• Wave motion as an energy transfer
• Types of waves
• Basic Basic Wave Parameters
• Representing Moving Shapes
• Transverse Sinusoidal Waves
• The Intensity, Impedance and Pressure Amplitude of a Wave
• Intensity Level and decibel scale
• Hearing Loss
• The FletcherMunson Curves and the Phon
• Pitch 
Waves, Wave Equation and Intensity 
Poiseuille's equation 
Derivation 