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Shakur, Asif

Faculty, Physics
Henson Science Hall (HS) 305E
410-543-6541 or ext 36541
amshakursalisburyedu
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Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • PHYS 121-510 GENERAL PHYSICS I
    Introduction to Newtonian mechanics and applications. Topics include kinematics, dynamics, rotational motion, equilibrium, conservation laws and fluids. Not intended for physics or chemistry majors. Recommended Prerequisite: College algebra. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • PHYS 121-512 GENERAL PHYSICS I
    Introduction to Newtonian mechanics and applications. Topics include kinematics, dynamics, rotational motion, equilibrium, conservation laws and fluids. Not intended for physics or chemistry majors. Recommended Prerequisite: College algebra. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • PHYS 221-010 PHYSICS I
    Introduction to calculus-based Newtonian mechanics for students majoring in physics, engineering and chemistry. Prerequisite or Corequisite: MATH 201. Six hours lecture/activity per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA and IIIB).
  • PHYS 321-010 ANALOG ELECTRONICS
    Study of analog electronic devices and systems. Topics include operational amplifiers, active filters, oscillators and function generators, linear integrated circuits. Prerequisite: PHYS 311. Four hours lecture/activity per week.
  • PHYS 399-060 INTERMED SPEC TOPICS PHYSICS
    Study of specific area of physics at the sophomore or junior level. Topic varies semester to semester. May be repeated for up to six credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. One to three hours lecture per week or lab-lecture equivalent.
  • PHYS 475-060 CAPSTONE DESIGN PROJECT
    Application of classroom learning to a real-world problem. Projects involve application of electronics and computers: e.g. robotics, CAD/CAM, microcontrollers, environmental monitoring, DSP, ASIC design, microwave and communication circuits, mechatronics and process control. Prerequisite: PHYS 413 and 470, or permission of instructor.
  • PHYS 490-060 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
    Research project in one of the areas of physics chosen, designed and carried out by student with the advice and approval of a faculty member. Actual work may be carried out at off-campus sites. Written report, seminar presentation required. Prerequisites: PHYS 470 and 40 credits of physics (or senior standing) and department chair approval.

2014 Fall

  • PHYS 311-010 ELECT CIRCUIT & ELECT
    Survey of basic principles of electric circuits and modern electronics. Topics include AC and DC circuits, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems, transient analysis, power supplies, diodes and transistors, operational amplifiers and an introduction to circuit simulation programs. Prerequisite: PHYS 309. Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 311. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 311-011 ELECT CIRCUIT & ELECT
    Survey of basic principles of electric circuits and modern electronics. Topics include AC and DC circuits, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems, transient analysis, power supplies, diodes and transistors, operational amplifiers and an introduction to circuit simulation programs. Prerequisite: PHYS 309. Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 311. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 311-012 ELECT CIRCUIT & ELECT
    Survey of basic principles of electric circuits and modern electronics. Topics include AC and DC circuits, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems, transient analysis, power supplies, diodes and transistors, operational amplifiers and an introduction to circuit simulation programs. Prerequisite: PHYS 309. Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 311. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 322-010 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS
    Study of the basic concepts of digital electronics, with emphasis on modern TTL and CMOS integrated circuits. Topics include gates, combinational and sequential logic circuits, flip-flops, counters, shift registers, multiplexers, decoders and multivibrators. Credit may not be received for both PHYS 322 and COSC 250. Prerequisite: PHYS 223. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 322-011 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS
    Study of the basic concepts of digital electronics, with emphasis on modern TTL and CMOS integrated circuits. Topics include gates, combinational and sequential logic circuits, flip-flops, counters, shift registers, multiplexers, decoders and multivibrators. Credit may not be received for both PHYS 322 and COSC 250. Prerequisite: PHYS 223. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 413-010 COMPUTER ARCH & INTERFAC
    Architecture, programming, and interfacing of one or two representative processors. Instruction sets and assembly language programming. Interfacing of memory and support chips such as USART. Programmable controllers, timers, and peripheral I/O devices. Serial and parallel port interfacing. Prerequisites: PHYS 311, 322. Four hours lecture/activity per week.
  • PHYS 475-020 CAPSTONE DESIGN PROJECT
    Application of classroom learning to a real-world problem. Projects involve application of electronics and computers: e.g. robotics, CAD/CAM, microcontrollers, environmental monitoring, DSP, ASIC design, microwave and communication circuits, mechatronics and process control. Prerequisite: PHYS 413 and 470, or permission of instructor.
  • PHYS 490-060 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
    Research project in one of the areas of physics chosen, designed and carried out by student with the advice and approval of a faculty member. Actual work may be carried out at off-campus sites. Written report, seminar presentation required. Prerequisites: PHYS 470 and 40 credits of physics (or senior standing) and department chair approval.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Shakur, A. 
(2013). 
Physics Challenge: The Chain of Command. 
The Physics Teacher, 
51(6), 
381. 
Shakur, A. 
(2013). 
Physics Challenge: C'est la v. 
The Physics Teacher, 
51(9), 
567. 
Shakur, A. & Sinatra, T. 
(2013). 
iPhysicsLabs: Angular Momentum. 
The Physics Teacher, 
51(12), 
564. 
Shakur, A. 
(2004). 
Physics challenges for teachers & students. 
The Physics Teacher, 
42(6), 
379. 
Shakur, A. 
(2004). 
Physics challenges for teachers & students 
The Physics Teacher, 
42(5), 
312. 
Shakur, A. & Pica, A. 
(1997). 
On an ambiguous demonstration. 
The Physics Teacher, 
35(5), 
316-317. 
Shakur, A. & Pica, A. 
(1997). 
On an ambiguous demonstration. 
The Physics Teacher, 
35(5), 
316-317. 

Book(s)

Hemmick, D.L. & Shakur, A.M. (2012) Bell's Theorem & Quantum Realism: Reassessment in Light of the Schrodinger Paradox. Heidelberg, NY: Springer.

Presentations

Shakur, A. (2013). Smartphone Physics. Presented at Salisbury University Teaching & Learning Conference, Salisbury, MD.
Shakur, A., Shetty, S. & Arunachalam, A. (2010). Woefully imperfect market puzzle. Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Finance Association. Presented at Southwestern Finance Association, Dallas, TX.
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