Thin Film Phenomenon

A thin film is a layer of material ranging from fractions of a nano-meter to several micrometers in thickness.  A familiar application of thin films is the household mirror, which typically has a thin metal coating on the back of a sheet of glass to form a reflective interface. Thin…

How to Study Physics

A Quick Guide to Studying Physics Expectations Physics is a problem solving discipline that requires a lot of practice.  You need to understand the major principles and concepts and apply them. Problem solving Read the question carefully. If necessary, read it again especially for questions which are quite "chunky".  Draw…

Density of Cities

                      Update to this post: 5th October 2015 Singapore's estimated steady state population figure is now 7 million people! With such a high population density, what are the necessary changes to infrastructure and social networks? Many of these changes can…