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Physics

Module ID

Y105

Semester

1

Hours/Week - ECTS

5 – 6

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • to understand the basic concepts, principles, and laws of Mechanical Engineering, Electricity and Magnetism,
  • to apply the knowledge acquired in solving complex problems,
  • to evaluate, analyze and relate this knowledge,
  • to develop critical thinking skills in order to interpret phenomena of everyday life,
  • to cooperate harmoniously and productively with other fellow students in solving problems and delivering assignments.

Indicative Module Content

  • Straight and Curvilinear Motion, Newton’s Laws and Applications, Force Work and Kinetic Energy, Dynamic Energy and Energy Conservation, Momentum, Equal Force and Scattering, Rotational Solid Motion, Rotational Dynamics, Balance and Elasticity, Gravitational Interaction, Periodic Motion.
  • Electrostatics: Coulomb Law, Electric Charges and Fields, Gauss Law, Electric potential, Isodynamic Surfaces and Conductors, Work and Energy in Electrostatics, Capacity and Dielectrics, Capacitors, Electric Bipolar, Current and Resistance, DC Circuits, ADR, Laws Kirchhoff, RC Circuit.
  • Magnetism: Definition of Magnetic Field, Lorentz Force, Project Magnetic Force, Circular Motion, Biot-Savart Law, Ampere Law, Magnetic flux, Magnetostatic field energy, Shift current, Faraday Law, Lenz Rule, Induction and Mutual Induction, Tubular Coils, Magnetic Energy Storage, Impact Resistance, AC power circuit power and energy.
  • Electromagnetic Waves: Maxwell Equations, Plane Waves, Front and Electromagnetic Wave Velocity, Energy and Vector-Poynting.