Course: General Physics I.

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Course title General Physics I.
Course code UFY/OFY1
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 winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Adamec František, RNDr. CSc.
Course content
Content of lectures: I. Measurement Measuring unit, physical quantities, and scientific method. II. Mechanics Vectors, Center of mass, Motion along a strait line, in two and three dimensions. Position and displacement, velocity, acceleration, circular motion. Force and motion. Newton's mechanics, linear momentum, Gravitation field, Newton's law of gravitations, Principle of superposition, Work, Kinetic and Potential energy, Potential, Conservation of mechanical energy, Power, Rotation motion, Torque and Angular Momentum, Oscillations (free, dumped and forced), Waves motion. III. Fluids What is a fluid, Density, Pressure, Fluids in rest, Pascalls principle, Archimedes principle, Equation of continuity, Bernoulli equation. IV. Equilibrium and Elasticity Equilibrium, Requirements of equilibrium, Elasticity. Deformation, Hook's law. V. Temperature, Heat, Law of Thermodynamics Heat, Temperature, Measuring temperature, Temperature scale, Heat and work, First law of thermodynamics, Entropy and Second law of thermodynamics, Heat transfer. VI. Kinetic Theory of gasses Ideal gas, pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed, mean free path, Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution. VII. Electricity Eectric charge, Coulomb's law, Electric dipole, Electric field (Electric intensity), Flux of electric field, Gauss' law, Field of electric dipole, Electric field due to various distribution of the charge, Electric potential energy, Work in electric field, electric potential, Electric field from electric potential. Capacitance, Energy stored in electric field, Capacitors, Dielectric, Permitivity, Electric polarization, Capacitors with dielectric. VIII. Elektric Current and Resistance Electric current, Electric Circuit, Resistence, Ohm's Law, Power in electric circuit, Electromotoric force, Kirchhof's Law. RC Circuit. Content of practicals:To teach the students so as to achieve an understanding of fundamental concepts of physics. Provide the basic training preparing students to become competent to use knowledge of physics in chemistry and technics.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To teach the students so as to achieve an understanding of fundamental concepts of physics. Provide the basic training preparing students to become competent to use knowledge of physics in chemistry and technics.
Knowldege of mechanics, molecular physics, thermics, electricity and magnetism.
Prerequisites
High school physics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

No requiremens.
Recommended literature
  • Feynmanovy přednášky z fyziky 1,2,3, R. P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton, M. Sands, Nakladatelství Fragment.
  • Fyzika-Vysokoškolská učebnice obecné fyziky, D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker, Nakladatelství VUTIUM Brno..


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