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Physics I

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Course Unit Code480-2410/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
HLA57prof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.
HLU03doc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.
TRO70Mgr. Jana Trojková, Ph.D.
ZIV01doc. Ing. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.
The lecture is oriented on classical mechanics, wave mechanics and optics.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Collect the basic principles and laws of the chosen part of the classical physics
Describe, clarify and interpret the particular natural phenomena
Apply the simple mathematical methods for describing of the physical phenomena
Illustrate obtained knowledge in the frame of the easy applications
Course Contents
System of particles. The center of mass. Superposition of forces and torques. Newton's second law in angular form.

The second Newton's law for rotational movements, rotational inertia and energy of rotational movement. Rolling and torque. Conservation of angular momentum. Summary of conservation laws.

Oscillations. Pendulums, simple harmonic and damped harmonic motions.

Standing and traveling waves, longitudinal and transversal waves. Wave equation. Waves propagation in homogeneous media and effects at the interface. Sound, Doppler effect, interference of waves.

Wave optics: interference, diffraction, dispersion. Light sources, photon.

Physical field: gravitational, electrical and magnetic field. Action of forces through the fields, strong and low interactions. Maxwell equations.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Halliday D., Resnick R., Walker J.: Fundamentals of Physics, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1997
Feynman R.P., Leighton R.B., Sands M.: The Feynman lectures on physics, Vol. 1.,Addison-Wesley 1966
Halliday D., Resnick R., Walker J.: Fyzika nakl.VUTIUM a PROMETHEUS, Praha 2000
Novotný I., Pištora J.: Fyzika I pro posluchače FEI VŠB TUO, VŠB 2000
Trojková J., Ciprian D.: Sbírka úloh z fyziky I., VŠB-TU Ostrava 2007
Halliday D., Resnick R., Walker J.: Fundamentals of Physics, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1997

Recommended Reading:
Murla M., Pekárek S.: Physics I, ČVUT 1992
Murla M., Pekárek S.: Physics I - seminars, ČVUT 1995
Feynman R. P., Leighton R. B., Sands M.: Feynmanovy přednášky z fyziky 1,2 Alfa, Bratislava 1990
Main I. G.: Kmity a vlny ve fyzice, Academia Praha 1990
Trojková J., Preliminary Course in Physics (CV500 701H/1104)
Feynman R.P., Leighton R.B., Sands M.: The Feynman lectures on physics, Vol. 1., Addison-Wesley 1966

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        CreditCredit40 (40)20
                Písemný test č. 1Written test10 1
                Písemný test č. 2Written test10 1
                Fyzikální měřeníLaboratory work20 10
        ExaminationExamination60 (60)10
                Písemná část zkouškyWritten examination20 6
                Ústní část zkouškyOral examination40 10