Course: Physics for Biologists

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Course title Physics for Biologists
Course code UFY/FPB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the summer semester.
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Adamec František, RNDr. CSc.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1. Kinematics and dynamics of a particle 2. Mechanics of continuum 3. Mechanical oscilation and waves 4. Molecular theory of gases and thermodynamics 5. Electrostatics and electric current 6. Magnetic field and Maxwell's equations 7. Electromagnetic waves 8. Optics 9. Atomic physics Content of exercises: Exercises accompany the lectures and are devoted to calculation of examples.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, E-learning, Individual preparation for exam
  • Preparation for credit - 10 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 80 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 35 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Provide overview physical knowledge to students of non-physical majors.
Knowledge of secondary school mathematics is necessary.
Prerequisites
General literacy, reading ability, mathemtical ability.

Assessment methods and criteria
Test, Interim evaluation

There are no special requirements.
Recommended literature
  • Halliday D., Resnick R., Walker J.: Fyzika (část 1 - 5). Prometheus, Brno 2000.
  • Macháček M.: Encyklopedie fyziky. Mladá fronta, Praha 1995.
  • Svoboda E. a kol.: Přehled středoškolské fyziky. Prometheus, Brno 1996.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): - (1) Category: Ecology and environmental protection 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Environmental Management (1) Category: Ecology and environmental protection 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Environmental Management (1) Category: Ecology and environmental protection 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Environmental Management (1) Category: Ecology and environmental protection 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Experimental Biology (1) Category: Biology courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer