Tribhuvan University

Institute of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology

Course Title: Physics

Course no: PHY118

Semester: I

Nature of course: Theory + Lab

Full Marks: 60 + 20 + 20

Pass Marks: 24 + 8 + 8

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description : This course covers the fundamentals of physics including oscillations, electromagnetic theory, and basics of quantum mechanics, band theory, semiconductors and universal logic gates and finally physics of manufacturing integrated circuits.

Course Objective : The main objective of this course is to provide knowledge in physics and apply this knowledge for computer science and information technology.

Course Contents:
Laboratory Works:

Students should able to perform at least one experiment from units 1, 2 and 5, 6, 7. The details of the experiment will be provided in the manual.

Text Books:
  • Garcia Narciso, Damask Arthur, Physics for Computer Science Students, Springer-Verlag
Reference Books:
  • Heliday David, Resnick Robert and Walker Gearl, Fundamentals of Physics, 9
  • th ed., John-Wiley and Sons, Inc.
  • Francis W. Sears, Hugh D. Young, Roger Freedman, Mark Zemansky, University
  • Physics, Volume 1 & 2, 14th ed., Pearson Publication
  • Knight Randall D., Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, 3rd ed.,
  • Pearson Publication