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Republic of the Philippines

Laguna State Polytechnic University
Los Baños Campus
Los Baños, Laguna
VISION
The Laguna State Polytechnic University
College of Food, Nutrition and
Is a center of development transforming
adequately equip students with
Lives and communities.
attitude and in field of food

MISSION
LSPU provides quality education through responsive

GOAL
The LSPU particularly the

instruction, distinctive research, sustainable extension

Dietetics aims to

Services for improved quality of life towards nation
building.

fundamental knowledge

science, nutrition and dietetic management

in order
to prepare them for entry to professional
level.

A. Course Code: PHY 103
B. Description Title: Mechanical Physics
C. Description of the Course: This course covers the fundamental concepts of mechanics, kinematics, forces, Newton's Laws, momentum, energy, circular
motion, rotations, angular momentum, statics, and gravitation
D. Pre-requisite: Math 1
E. Semester Offered: 2nd Semester, 2013-2014
F. Credit Unit: 3 units; 5 hours per week (2hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory)
G. Course Requirements:
Attendance, written exams, quizzes, practical tests, oral participation, laboratory reports, projects
H. Course Outline:

TARGET
DATE

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

First
1. Acquaint students on the mission,
meeting (1
vision, goals and objectives of the
hour)
LSPU system
2. Familiarize students with subject

TOPIC
(LEARNING
CONTENT)
Orientation

STRATEGIES

EVALUATION
TECHNIQUES

VALUES
INFUSED

INSTRUCTIONA
L MATERIALS

Discussion

Quiz

Loyalty
Trust

Handouts

Introduction

Lecture

Graded

Obedience

Student

REMARKS

Determine whether a quantity is vector or scalar 2. graphical method b. Vector Addition a. Rectilinear motion a. Conversion of units II. Vectors 1. Change a unit in which one quantity is expressed from those of one system to those of another system – 1. Systems of Measurement 2. Use the sine.Distinguish between instantaneous speed and average speed 4. analytical method handbook Textbook Honesty Laboratory equipment and apparatus Laboratory Manual Unit test Laboratory equipment and apparatus 3. 3. 5. Draw a vector on a suitable scale that shows the magnitude and direction of a vector quantity.Properly use units in making calculations 2. Determine the instantaneous speed of a moving object from a graph of distance versus time I. cosine and tangent functions of an angle in solving vector problems 6. Define velocity and differentiate it from speed 3. Measurement 1. Add vectors using their components Fifth – Sixth week 1. Define speed 2. Resolution of vectors III. Find the magnitude and direction of a vector from its components 8. Units of measurement 3.First Second week Third Fourth week policies and grading system – 1. Add vectors on a diagram to find their resultant 4. Speed and velocity Lecture/ Discussion Graded recitation Critical thinking Textbook Patience b. Force and Motion 1. Acceleration Laboratory experiments Evaluation laboratory of Diligence Laboratory Manual . Use the Pythagorean theorem to find the length of an unknown side of a triangle.Resolve a vector into components in two perpendicular directions 7. Vector and Scalar quantities Discussion Laboratory experiment Board work/ Seatwork Lecture recitation Graded recitation Critical thinking Keen observation Patience and diligence Quizzes Graded recitation Critical thinking Textbook Patience PowerPoint presentations using Multimedia projector Discussion Quizzes Laboratory experiment Evaluation of laboratory reports and performance Board work/ Seatwork Laboratory Manual Evaluation of laboratory reports and performance Diligence 2.

Find force of attraction between 3. experiments Evaluation of mass and acceleration Law of laboratory 3. Distinguish between mass and Acceleration reports and weight Board work/ performance 4. Define acceleration in terms of c. Find the acceleration of an object Quizzes whose speed is changing 8. 8. Use the principle of conservation Law of Conservation of momentum to analyze the of Momentum motion of objects that push each other apart 9. Newton’s laws Lecture/ Graded out whether or not something is Law of inertia Discussion recitation being acted upon by a net force. Free Fall Honesty Laboratory equipment and apparatus Critical thinking Textbook Cooperativeness Laboratory Manual Patience Accuracy Diligence Laboratory equipment and apparatus . Find the impulse given to an object Impulse by a force that acts on it for a certain time. Use third law to relate action and Law of Action and reaction forces Reaction 6. Find the momentum of a moving Momentum object 7. Use the first law of motion to find 2. Explain law of universal gravitation. Solve problems that involve acceleration. Analyze situations in which the acceleration of an object is opposite in direction to its initial speed PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS – 1. find mass of object of given Quizzes weight 5. Use the second law of motion to Laboratory solve problems that involve force. Motion equations Board work/ speed and in terms of velocity Seatwork 7. initial and final speeds and time 9. 10. Seventh eighth week Solve problems that involve reports and distance.5. time and average speed performance 6. 2.Find weight of an object of given Seatwork mass.

Calculate the minimum force needed to move an object against the influence of friction Projectile motion Uniform Circular motion IV. Write the expressions that express the translational equilibrium of an object 3. Translational equilibrium Lecture/ Discussion Graded recitation Critical thinking Textbook Cooperativeness Laboratory Manual Laboratory experiments 2. its speed and the radius of its orbit 1. 5. Find the horizontal range of a projectile given its initial speed and direction. 1. 12. Friction 1. Static friction 2. Find the center of gravity of an object.Solve problems that concern objects thrown upward 13. 6. 11. Determine whether an object is in stable. Draw a free body diagram that shows the forces acting on an object 2. Find the force needed to balance out the other forces acting on an object so that it will be in translational equilibrium.Ninth week Tenth week bodies. Apply the formulas that describe accelerated motion to objects that fall from rest. Equilibrium 1. 16. Kinetic friction Lecture/ Discussion Graded recitation Critical thinking Textbook Cooperativeness Laboratory . 15. Analyze the motion of an object that has both horizontal and vertical components of motion 14. Relate the centripetal force on something in uniform circular motion to its mass. Determine the torque exerted by a force about a given pivot point. unstable or neutral equilibrium. Explain the significance of centripetal force in motion along a curved path. Center of Gravity V. 4. Torque Evaluation of Patience laboratory reports and Accuracy performance Diligence Board work/ Quizzes Seatwork Laboratory equipment and apparatus 3.

Explain elastic limit VII. Energy and Power 1.. Calculate the kinetic energy of a moving object 7. Work and Energy transformation s 2.Distinguish among kinetic. Calculate the gravitational potential energy of an object relative to a given reference level 5. Find the work done when an object is raised through a given height 3. Distinguish between the ideal and actual mechanical advantages of a machine 10. Calculate the rest energy of an object of given mass 6. Calculate coefficient of friction 3. Elasticity 1. Use the principle of conservation of energy to solve problems that involve moving objects. 8. potential. Relate the efficiency of a machine to its ideal and actual mechanical advantages VI. Elasticity Laboratory experiments Manual Evaluation of Patience laboratory Board work/ reports and Accuracy Seatwork performance Diligence Quizzes Lecture/ Graded Critical thinking Discussion recitation Cooperativeness Laboratory experiments Evaluation of Patience laboratory reports and Accuracy Board work/ performance Seatwork Diligence Quizzes MIDTERM EXAMINATIONS Lecture/ Graded recitation Discussion Critical thinking Laboratory equipment and apparatus Textbook Laboratory Manual Laboratory equipment and apparatus Textbook . Coefficient of friction 1. Determine the power output of an energy source 9. Simple Machines Mechanical Advantage Efficiency of machines 1. and rest forms of energy 4. Find the work done by a force that moves an object through a certain displacement 2.Eleventh – Twelfth week Thirteenth 2. Define elasticity 2. Work. Power 4. Calculate the frictional force acting on a moving object 3. Energy Potential Kinetic Conservation of energy 3. Calculate the ideal and actual mechanical advantages of a machine 11.

Define relative density and calculate relative densities of different materials. Pressure 4. Stress 4. Pascal’s principle 5.week – Fourteenth week Fifteenth – Sixteenth week 3. Archimedes principle 6. Bernoulli’s theorem Lecture/ Discussion Graded recitation Critical thinking Laboratory experiments Evaluation of Cooperative laboratory reports ness and performance Patience Quizzes Accuracy Textbook Laboratory Manual Board work/ Seatwork FINAL EXAMINATIONS Diligence Laboratory equipment and apparatus . Use Archimedes principle to determine buoyant force on an object immersed in a fluid and thereby establish whether or not it will float. 2. Its mass or weight given its density and volume c. height and speed of a liquid at one place with their values at another place. Give some applications of the relationship between stress and strain 1. Calculate a. Hooke’s law Laboratory Manual Laboratory experiments Evaluation of laboratory reports and performance Board work/ Seatwork Quizzes Cooperative ness Patience Laboratory equipment and apparatus Accuracy Diligence VIII. Modulus of elasticity 6. Fluids 1. 7. Density of a body given its mass or weight and volume b. compressive and shear stresses 4. Distinguish between mass and weight densities 2. Strain 5. 4. Relate pressure to force and area 5. Its volume given its mass or weight and density 3. 5. Relate stress of a particular kind to the strain it produces and to the appropriate modulus of elasticity of the material. Elastic limit 3. Find the pressure at a given depth in a fluid due to the weight of the overlying fluid 6. Distinguish among tensile. Use Bernoulli’s equation to relate the pressure. Density 2. Relative density 3.

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