physics notes : measurement and kinematics

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Chapter 1: Measurement. Definitions: Base unit: A base unit is one of seven base units of the SI system related to a base quantity. Its magnitude is defined arbitrarily and not by combinations of other units. Derived unit: A derived unit is a unit of derived quantities and is expressed as products and/or quotients of base units.

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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS.DEFINITION OF PHYSICSThe science of the nature. Physics is that branch of science which treats of laws and properties of matter and force acting upon it. The department of natural science (Physics) which treats the causes (Electricity, Head, Light, Magnetism) that modifying the general properties of body; natural philosophy.ORPhysics is an important branch of Science which offers the study of matter and energy along with the interaction between them. BRANCHES OF PHYSICSThere are many branches of physics:1. Electronics"It is the branch of Physics which deals with development of electrons, emitting the devices and utilization and controlling of electrons flow in electrical circuit designed for various purpose." 2 Kinematics"It is the branch of Physics which deals with description of motion without reference to any opposing or external force". 3. Optics"It is the branch of Physics which deals with light and its properties. 4. Dynamics"It is the branch of Physics which deals with causes of motion and their effects" 5. Calorimetery"It is the branch of Physics which deals with measurement of heat". 6. Atomic physics"It is the branch of Physics which deals with properties and structure of Atom". 7. Mechanics"It is the branch of Physics which deals with motion of particles or bodies under the action of given force". CONTRIBUTION OF MUSLIMS SCIENTISTS 1. IBNE-AL-HAITHAM(965-1039 A.D)INTRODUCTIONHe was born in Basra a city of Iraq.

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