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Physical Measurements

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Course Unit Code480-0050/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated3 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle, Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
ALE02Doc. Dr. RNDr. Petr Alexa
Summary
The subject focuses on basic experiments from the most important parts of technical physics.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Charakterizovat principy a zákony vybraných úloh klasické fyziky. Popsat, objasnit a interpretovat příslušné přírodní jevy. Změřit vybrané fyzikální veličiny, tabelovat výsledky a vypočítat závislé veličiny. Srovnávat vypočtené výsledky s tabelovanými hodnotami nebo výsledky jiných experimentů.
Course Contents
1.Introduction to Physical Measurement 2. Theory of measurement 3. Errors and uncertainties 4. Young modulus: rod deflection 5. Thermal heat conductivity 6. Frequency measurement: beats 7. Speed of sound 8. Surface tension 9. Specific heat capacity 10. Luminous intensity, flux and efficacy 11. Wavelength of light 12. Photoelectric effect: Electron work function 13. Radioactive radiation: intensity and absorption 14. Evaluation of results
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
1. AUTY, Fiona, et. al. Beginner's Guide to Measurement in Mechanical Engineering, NPL, London, online: http://www.npl.co.uk/upload/pdf/beg-guide-measurement-mech-eng.pdf
2. AUTY, Fiona, et. al. Beginner's Guide to Measurement in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, online: http://www.npl.co.uk/upload/pdf/gpg-132-beg-guide-measurement-electronic-electrical-eng.pdf
No literature suitable in Czech - the subject is taught in English only.
Recommended Reading:
Halliday, D., Resnick, R., Walder, J.: Fundamentals of Physics, Fifth Editon Extended, 1997, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
No literature suitable in Czech - the subject is taught in English only.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Tutorials, Experimental work in labs
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined