Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104001101PHYSICS - ICompulsory115
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the fundamental principles and concepts of physics in detail at freshmen level. To build a strong background for physics major as well as showing the necessity and importance of physics for other branches of natural sciences and engineering through applications in industry and technology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Ramazan Topkaya
Learning Outcomes
1 Students would have up to theoretical and practical knowledge on Physics.
2 Students would have up to date infomations, theoretical and practical knowledge on Physics.
3 Students would acquire theoretical knowledge on subject of Physics theories.
4 Students would apply theorical knowledge gained in the field of physics
5Students would analyse the experimental results.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Physics and Measurement, Vectors, Motion in One Dimension, Motion in Two Dimensions, The Laws of Motion, Circular Motion and other Applications of Newton’s Laws, Work and Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy, Linear Momentum and Collisions, Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis, Rolling Motion and Angular Momentum, Statik Equilibrium and Elasticity, Oscillatory Motion
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Dimensions analysis in Physics and VectorsProblem Solving
2Motion and equations in dynamic Problem Solving
3The Laws of Motion and Other Applications of Newton’s Laws Problem Solving
4Work and kinetic energy Problem Solving
5Potential Energy and energy conversation Problem Solving
6Linear Momentum and Collisions Problem Solving
7Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis Problem Solving
8Mid Term Exam
9Static Equilibrium and Elasticity Problem Solving
10Oscillatory Motion Problem Solving
11Mechanical waves Problem Solving
12Sıcaklık ve Termodinamik sistemler Problem Solving
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Raymond A. Serway, John W., (1995). “Fen ve Mühendislik için Fizik”, Palme Yayıncılık. 2. Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman, (2007) “Üniversite Fiziği”, Pearson Education Yayıncılık. 3. David Halliday, Robert Resnick, (2008). “ Fiziğin Temeller”, Wiley
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination11515
Makeup Examination11010
Attending Lectures14342
Problem Solving14228
Self Study14342
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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