Course: Seminar in mechanics and molecular physics

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Course title Seminar in mechanics and molecular physics
Course code KFY/SEMD
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kříž Pavel, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Kinematics of mass particle. 2. Dynamics of mass particles. 3. Work, Performance, Energy. 4. Reference frames. 5. Mass particles systems. 6. Mechanics of Rigid bodies. 7. General gravity. 8. Elastic solid bodies. 9. Mechanics of fluids. 10. Kinetic theory of matter. 11. Internal energy, heat, temperature. 12. Matter structure and its properties. 13. Phases of matter. 14. Heat engines.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The subject enlarges elementary knowledge in the area of mechanics and molecular physics, derivating of mathematical formulas and laws of an introduced area. Solving of more complicated of physics problem examples and physics applications.
Physical explication of basic terminology, quantities, laws and phenomena including mathematical expression and physical interpretation. Comprehension and explication of experiments.
Basic knowledge of mechanics and molecular physics and thermics at the level of secondary school.

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test

Active participation, min. 50% success in test.
Recommended literature
  • Fuka,J., Široká,M.:. Obecná fyzika I (Molekulová fyzika a termika).
  • Halliday, D., Resnick, R., Walker J.:. Fyzika (Část 1 - Mechanika, Část 2 -Mechanika, Termodynamika), Vutium Brno a Prometheus Praha 2000.
  • Hlavička, A. a kol.:. Fyzika pro pedagogické fakulty I. Praha, SPN, 1986.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in physics (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter