Introduction to physics

Course Description

Physical quantities; units; vectors; scalars; coordinate systems. Kinematics. Dynamics. Mechanics of fluids. Heat and thermodynamics. Oscillations and waves. Electricity and magnetism. Optics; modern physics.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply knowledge about physical quantities, units and coordinate systems
  2. Analyze and compute simple problems from kinematics and dynamics
  3. Explain basic phenomena in fluid mechanics
  4. Analyze simple thermodynamical systems
  5. Explain oscillating systems and wave phenomena
  6. Explain basic laws of electromagnetism
  7. Analyze and compute simple optical systems
  8. Explain phenomena in modern physics

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures with examples and problems.

Exams

Written exam

Consultations

Consalting

Other Forms of Group and Self Study

Demonstrations

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Final Exam: Written 50 % 100 %
Exam: Written 50 % 100 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Physical quantities; units; vectors; scalars; coordinate systems. Kinematics.
  2. Dynamics. Mechanics of fluids.
  3. Heat and thermodynamics. Oscillations and waves.
  4. Electricity and magnetism.
  5. Optics; modern physics.
  6. Exam
  7. REMARK: The course is performed continuously for the first 5 weeks of classes.
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Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Computing (study)
Bridge Course (1. semester)

Literature

Matko Fizić (2008.), Klasifikacijski ispiti na tehničkim fakultetima, Element
Nada Brković, Planinka Pećina (2013.), Fizika u 24 lekcije, Element

Associate Lecturers

General

ID 137274
  Winter semester
3 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
0 Exercises
0 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

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