Course: Physics IV for Combined Studies

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Course title Physics IV for Combined Studies
Course code UFY/FYZ4K
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
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 unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Fuciman Marcel, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Polívka Tomáš, prof. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1. Special theory of relativity, relativistic mechanics 2. Dual properties of particles and waves 3. Structure of the atom 4. Bohr model of the hydrogen atom 5. Quantum mechanics 6. Quantum theory of the hydrogen atom 7. Multi-electron atoms 8. Atomic and molecular spectra 9. Atomic nucleus 10. Nuclear isotopes, spontaneous and induced radioactivity 11. Radioactive decay, activity 12. Elementary particles 13. Particle accelerators 14. Interaction of particles, particle detectors Content of practicals: Solving of problems with relation to the current lecture

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Class attendance - 8 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 50 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Physics of atoms, nuclei and elementary particles and basics of quantum mechanics.
Students acquire basic knowledge of atomic physics and learn to apply it in particular problem solving.
Knowledge of basics of Physics I - III and mathematics for physicists.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

Two semesters of Mathematics. An active knowledge of the subject matter as presented by the teaching plan of the course.
Recommended literature
  • Beiser, A.:. Úvod do moderní fyziky, Academia Praha, 1975.
  • Halliday, D., Resnick, R., Walker J.:. Fyzika (Část 5 - Moderní fyzika), Vutium Brno a Prometheus Praha 2000.
  • Patočka, J.:. Fyzika elementárních částic, UPJŠ Košice 1992.
  • Úlehla, I., Suk, M., Trka, Z.:. Atomy, jádra, částice, Academia Praha 1990.

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): Measuring and Computer Technology (1) Category: Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer