          Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits FİZ161 PHYSICS I Compulsory 1 1 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the basic concepts and principles of Newtonian Physics, and to show some interesting applications in the real world.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Metin Bilge,Özgür Masalcı,Mehmet Göz
Learning Outcomes
 1 Being able to understand the basic concepts and principles of physics. 2 Being able to have an ability of asking and thinking about physics subjects. 3 Being able to learn the aplications of physics in daily life. 4 Being able to comprehend the features of new physical phenomena occuring as a result of technological developments. 5 Being able to formulate and interpret the data which are belong to physical properties 6 Being able to have a skill about the problem solving.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Dimension and Unit, Motion in One Dimension, Vectors, Motion in Two Dimensions, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Circular Motion, Work and Energy, Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy, Linear Momentum and Collision, Rotational Motion of a Rigid Body
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1 Standards of Length, Mass and Time, Dimensional Analysis, Conversion of Units, Significant Figures, The Displacement, Average Velocity and Speed, Instantaneous Velocity, Instantaneous Speed 2 Acceleration, Motion with Constant Acceleration in One Dimension, Freely Falling Bodies 3 Coordinate Systems, Vectors and Scalars, Some Properties of Vectors, Components of a Vector and Unit Vectors, The Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration in Two Dimensions, Motion with Constant Acceleration in Two Dimensions 4 Projectile Motion, Uniform Circular Motion, Tangential and Radial Acceleration, Relative Velocity and Relative Acceleration 5 The Concept of Force, Newton’s First Law and Inertial Frames, Mass, Newton’s Second Law, Gravitational Force and Weight, Newton’s Third Law, Some Applications of Newton’s Laws, Friction Force 6 Application of Newton’s Second Law to Uniform Circular Motion, Nonuniform Circular Motion 7 Motion in Accelerating Frames, Motion under Damping Forces, Work Done by a Constant Force 8 Midterm Exam 9 The Scalar Product of Two Vectors, Work Done by a Varying Force, Kinetic Energy and Work-Kinetic Energy Theorem, Power 10 Potential Energy, Conservative and Nonconservative Forces, Conservative Forces and Potential Energy, Conservation of Mechanical Energy, Work Done by Nonconservative Forces, Relation between Conservative Force and Energy 11 Linear Momentum and Its Conservation, Impulse and Linear Momentum 12 Collisions, Elastic and Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension, Collisions in Two Dimensions 13 The Center of Mass, Motion of a System of Particles, Rocket Motion 14 Angular Displacement, Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration, Rotational Motion with a Constant Angular Acceleration, Relationships Between Angular and Linear Quantities, Rotational Energy, Calculations of Moments of Inertia 15 Torque, Relation Between Tork and Angular Acceleration, Work and Energy in Rotational Motion 16 Final Exam
Course Book(s): R. A. Serway and R. J. Beichner, Physics-I for Scientists and Engineers, Saunders College Publishing,2000 (5.Edition). Helper Book(s): 1. H.D.Young and R.A.Freedman, University Physics-I, Pearson, Addison Wesley,2008(12. Edition). 2.D.Halliday,R.Resnick,J.Walker, Fundamentals of Physics-I, John Wiley&Sons,INC,2005 (6.Edition)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None 