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Lab 10%

Homeworks 15%

Mid-term examination 35%

Final examination 40%

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Course Outline

COURSE CODE                 : PHY101

COURSE TITLE                 : General Physics I

LOCAL CREDIT                :4

ECTS CREDIT                   :6

LECTURER                        : Asst. Prof. Dr. Erkut İnan İşeri

COURSE HOUR                 : 3

LABORATORY HOUR     : 2

OFFICE HOUR                   : 2

TYPE OF COURSE             : Must Course

PREREQUISITIES             : –

LEVEL OF COURSE         : Undergraduate

 

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION   :

A basic physics course which study mechanic phenomenas.  . Topics include the description of motion, forces, gravitation, work, and energy, momentum, rotational motion, and Static equilibrium.  Laboratory work is an important component of the course.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES            : By the end of this course students should be able to;

 

  • Be able to know the basic laws of mechanics.
  • To apply those laws for solving problems.
  • To be able to us his/her knowledge in the fields of other sciences and/or engineering.
  • Understanding how physics approach and solve problems in mechanics.

LEARNING / TEACHING METHOD    : The modes of delivery include formal lectures, discussions, problem solving and lab works.

 

METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Midterm Examinations    40%

Final Examination           45%

Laboratory work               15%

 

TEXTBOOK(S)  :

  1. D. Halliday, R. Resnick, and J. Walker, “Principles of Physics”, 9th Edition, Wiley,
  2.  R. A. Serway and R. J. Beichner , “Physics for Scientist and Engineers with Modern Physics”, 8th Edition, Thomson Brooks/Cole
  3. Douglas C. Giancoli, Physics for Scientist and Engineers with Modern Physics, 4th Edition, Printice Hall.

 

TENTATIVE CONTENT & SCHEDULE

WEEK TOPICS READINGS ASSIGNMENTS/EXAMS
1 Measurement Pages,1-7 (whole chapter) problems:3, 9, 14, 24, 34, 47
2 Motion along a straight line Pages, 13-28 Problems:2, 7, 14, 18, 21, 34, 46, 53, 91
3 Vectors Pages, 38-42 (until the end of Section 3.4) Problems: 2, 9, 15, 36, 38, 59
4 Motion in two and three dimensions Pages,, 58-63 (until the end of Section 4.4) Problems: 1, 6, 11, 15, 28
5 Motion in two and three dimensions (cont.) Pages, 64-74 (until the end of Section 4.8) Problems: 32, 56, 70, 90
6 Force and motion I Pages, 87-92 (until the end of Section 5.6) Problems: 4, 10, 6, 15, 17, 50, 51, 57
7 Force and motion II Pages, 116-119 (until the end of Section 6.3) problems: 5, 9, 25, 70, 79
8 Kinetic Energy and work pp.140-144 (until the end of Section 7.5) problems: 1, 5, 8, 19, 26, 45, 62
9 Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy Pages, 166-169 (until the end of Section 8.3) problems: 2, 6, 19, 23, 57, 67, 86
10 Center of mass and linear momentum Pages, 201-204 (until the end of Section 9.2) problems: 2, 5, 13, 22, 38, 51, 68
11 Center of mass and linear momentum (cont.)
12 Rotation Pages, 241-247 (until the end of Section 10.4) problems:7, 14, 18, 28, 36, 52, 59, 71, 93
13 Rotation (cont.)Rolling, torque and angular momentum
14 Rolling, torque and angular momentum (cont.) pp.275-277 (until the end of Section 11.3) problems:2, 3, 12, 27, 37, 46, 53, 60, 71
15 Rolling, torque and angular momentum (cont.)