Course code 
07 67 1020 17 
ECTS credits 
6 
Course title in the language of instruction 
Physics 
Course title in Polish 
Physics (Fizyka) 
Course title in English 
Physics 
Language of instruction 
English 
Course level 
firstcycle programme 
Course coordinator 
dr inż. Bogdan Żółtowski 
Course instructors 
dr Krzysztof Pieszyński, dr inż. Bogdan Żółtowski 
Delivery methods and course duration 

Lecture 
Tutorials 
Laboratory 
Project 
Seminar 
Other 
Total of teaching hours during semester 
Contact hours 
60 
30 



0 
90 
Elearning 
No 
No 
No 
No 
No 
No 

Assessment criteria (weightage) 
0.60 
0.40 



0.00 


Course objective 
 To introduce student to the language, concepts, tools, fundamental laws, models and methodology of classical physics in relation to the real world phenomena and engineering challenges.
 To develop ability to indentify contexts and name essential physical aspects of natural phenomena.
 To present problem solving strategies and to develope effective use of standard algebraic and calculus tools in order to describe quantitatively the behaviour of representative physical systems.
 To present constraints, prospects and engineering context of the developments in science.

Learning outcomes 
 Student will be able to name and define basic physical quantities, measures and units and their formal properties.
 Student will be able identify and interpret fundamental physical principles, laws and relationships, given in a simple graphic, algebraic, vector, differential and integral forms, involved in basic interactions and phenomena.
 Student will be able recognize and justify the physical basis of modern technologies and scientific devices.
 Student will be able to identify the essential aspects of typical quantitative physical problems, select a model, relationship or derive an equation that can be used to find the expressions for unknowns and their values.
 Student will be able to interpret and assess the solution of a typical physical problem.
 Student will be able formulate statements and express opinions using scientific English.
 Student will be able appreciate the importance of the proper choice and use of scientific terminology, relationships and mathematical tools in reasoning and formulating logic, true, clear statements and conclusions.

Assessment methods 
outcome 1.  written solution of given quantitative problem and closedended questions  multiplechoice written test
outcome 2.  written solution of given quantitative problem and closedended questions  multiplechoice written test
outcome 3.  written concise essay on the given topic/problem
outcome 4.  continuous assessment of student?s activities, solution of the given qualitative and quantitative problem  written test
outcome 5.  continuous assessment of student?s activities, interpretaion of obtained solution of the given quantitative problem  written test
outcome 6.  continuous assessment of student?s activities, written concise essay on the given topic/problem
outcome 7.  continuous assessment of student?s activities, written concise essay on the given topic/problem
Assessement is based on results of two written test concerning the tutorial part (40% contribution to the final mark) and the result of the overall written exam (test) (60% contribution to the final mark). 
Prerequisites 
None 
Course content with delivery methods 
LECTURE
1. Scientific methodology. Dimensional analysis. Units. Conversion of units. System of coordinates. Vectors and scalars. Vector operations  addition, scalar and vector products. Calculus as an exploration tool in physics.
2. Motion. Frame of reference. Position, displacement, velocity, acceleration. Superposition principle. Equation of motion in 2D and 3D. Galilean. and Lorentz; transformation.
3. Particle dynamics. Forces in nature and their origins. Newton laws. Formulating and solving equations of motion. Inertial and noninertial frames of reference. Work and energy. Conservation of energy. Conservative forces. Potential energy. Equilibrium types. Momentum. Conservation of momentum. Mass energy theorem.
4. Dynamics of the rigid body. Rotational motion, Moment of inertia.
5. Gravity.
6. Oscillations. Simple harmonic motion. Oscillators. Damped and forced oscillations. Resonance.
7. Wave motion. Transverse and longitudinal waves. Harmonic waves. Wave propagation and interaction with barriers. Superposition of waves. Interference. Sound waves.
8. Electrostatics. Charge, conductors and insulators. Electric field. Vector representation. Coulomb law. Electric dipole. Electric field of continuous charge distribution. Electric field flux. Gauss law. Charge field at conductor surfaces. Electric potential. Potential vs. field. Conservative character of the electric field. Electrostatic energy. Storage of the electric energy. Capacitance and capacitors.
9. Electric properties of matter, molecular view. Dielectrics, ferroelectrics, electrets. Electrical conduction. Electron gas model. Resistance. Superconductivity.
10. DC Circuits. Elements, electromotive force, Kirchoff laws, Joule heating.
11. Magnetic field. Electric charge in a magnetic field. Lorentz force. Magnetic field concept. Hall effect. Electrodynamic force. Cyclotron, synchrotron, mass spectrometer.
12. Magnetic effect of a current. BiotSavart law. Ampere law.
13. Electromagnetic induction. Magnetic field flux. Faraday law. Induced electric fields. Self induced electromotive force. Inductance.
14. Magnetic properties of matter, microscopic view. Magnetic dipole moment. Paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, diamagnetism.
15. Maxwell equations (integral form).
16. Electromagnetic waves. Radiation from an antenna. Wave equation. Energy of wave. Spectrum.
17. Propagation of electromagnetic waves. Dispersion. Polarization.
18. Propagation of light  reflection, refraction, absorption. Polarization of light.
TUTORIALS
During the complementary calculation training students will be acquainted with problem solving strategies and methods of calculation in selected examples based on the lecture program. 
Basic reference materials 
 J. Walker, Principles of physics, international student version; John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2014
 P.A.Tipler, Physics for Scientists and Engineers, W.H.Freeman ans Co., New York 1999
 R.Resnick, D.Halliday, K.S.Krane, P.Stanley. Physics. Vol. 1,2, 5th ed. John Viley & Sons, 2002

Other reference materials 
 R.P.Feynman, The Feynman lectures on physics, new millenium ed., Basic Books  Perseus Books Group, 2011
 H.D.Young, University Physics, VIII edition, Addison Wesley, 1992
 J.W. Jewett, Physics for scientists and engineers with modern physics Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning, 2010
 D.C. Giancoli, Physics for scientists & engineers with modern physics,Prentice Hall, 2000

Average student workload outside classroom 
80 
Comments 
Brak uwag. 
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