
Description of Individual Course UnitsCourse Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  20150102001101  PHYSICS  I  Compulsory  1  1  5 
 Level of Course Unit  First Cycle  Objectives of the Course  1. to be able to write equations of motion for simple mechanical systems, and to integrate these
equations.
2. In cases where direct integration is not feasible, students are expected to make predictions
based on conservation laws.
3. To apply Newton’s laws and conservation laws to dynamical systems.  Name of Lecturer(s)  Doç. Dr. Gökhan Şahin  Learning Outcomes  1  1. Basic operation with vectors (additíon, scalar and vectorial product)
2. Kinematics in one and two dimesions
3. Application of Newton's laws to fundemental problems of
mechanics
4. Concept of conservative force
5. Mechanics of rigid bodies rotating about a fixed axis and gyroscope
motion
6. Using conservation laws when direct integration of motion is not
feasible
7. Applications of conservation laws to dynamical systems. 
 Mode of Delivery  Daytime Class  Prerequisites and corequisities  None  Recommended Optional Programme Components  None  Course Contents  Units, Physical Quantities, and Vectors. Motion Along a Straight Line. Motion in Two or Three
Dimensions. Newton's Laws of Motion. Applying Newton's Laws. Work and Kinetic Energy.
Potential Energy and Energy Conservation. Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions. Rotation of
Rigid Bodies. Dynamics of Rotational Motion. Equilibrium and Elasticity.  Weekly Detailed Course Contents  
1  1 Units and Physical Quantities: Fundamental quantities, significant figures.
2 Vectors: Addition of vectors, scalar product, vector productI
3 Motion in one and two dimensions: Position, velocity and acceleration vectors, projectile motion, uniform circular motion.
4 Newton’s Laws: 1., 2., and 3. Newton’ s law.
5 Application of Newton laws: Friction, uniform circular motion.
6 Work and Kinetic Energy: Work, Workenergy theorem, power.
7 Potential energy and conservation of energy: Conservative and nonconservative forces.
8 Momentum and motion of system of particle: Center of mass, motion of the center of mass.
9 Momentum and motion of system of particle: Conservation of momentum.
10 Rotational kinematics: Angular position, angular velocity, angular acceleration, moment of inertia.
11 Rotational dynamics: Torque, angular momentum
12 Rotational dynamics: Rotation of rigid a body, work concept for rotation, conservation of angular momentum, gyroscopes.
13 Static Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies: Conditions for static equilibrium.
14 Elasticity: Stress, strain.   
 Recommended or Required Reading  1. FİZİK, WE Gettys, FJ Keller, MJ Skove (çeviri), Mc Graw Hill & Literatür
Yayıncılık.
2. PHYSICS, PM Fishbane, S Gasiorowicz, ST Thornton, 3rd ed., Pearson Pub.
3. TEMEL FİZİK Cilt 1, PM Fishbane, S Gasiorowicz, ST Thornton (çeviri), Arkadaş
Yayıncılık.
4. FİZİK Cilt 1, R Serway (çeviri) Palme Yayıncılık.
5. FİZİK, DC Giancoli (çeviri), 4. Baskı, PearsonPrintice Hall & Arkadaş Yayıncılık
6. Fen ve Mühendislik için Fizik 1, SerwayBeichner.,  Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods   Assessment Methods and Criteria  
Midterm Examination  1  100  SUM  100  
Final Examination  1  100  SUM  100  Term (or Year) Learning Activities  50  End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities  50  SUM  100 
 Language of Instruction  Turkish  Work Placement(s)  None 
 Workload Calculation 

Midterm Examination  1  1  1  Final Examination  1  2  2  Attending Lectures  13  5  65  Self Study  14  5  70  Individual Study for Mid term Examination  1  10  10  Individual Study for Final Examination  1  15  15  
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes   * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 



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