
Description of Individual Course UnitsCourse Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  404001052006  PHYSICS I  Compulsory  1  1  6 
 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)  Dr.Öğr. Üyesi İPEK ŞAHIN, Dr.Öğr. Üyesi GÖKHAN UTLU  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 corequisities  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  
1  Standards of Length, Mass and Time, Dimensional Analysis, Conversion of Units, Significant Figures, The Displacement, Average Velocity and Speed, Instantaneous Velocity, Instantaneous Speed  Problem Solving   2  Acceleration, Motion with Constant Acceleration in One Dimension, Freely Falling Bodies  Problem Solving   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  Problem Solving   4  Projectile Motion, Uniform Circular Motion, Tangential and Radial Acceleration, Relative Velocity and Relative Acceleration  Problem Solving   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  Problem Solving   6  Application of Newton’s Second Law to Uniform Circular Motion, Nonuniform Circular Motion  Problem Solving   7  Motion in Accelerating Frames, Motion under Damping Forces, Work Done by a Constant Force  Problem Solving   8  Midterm Exam    9  The Scalar Product of Two Vectors, Work Done by a Varying Force, Kinetic Energy and WorkKinetic Energy Theorem, Power  Problem Solving   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  Problem Solving   11  Linear Momentum and Its Conservation, Impulse and Linear Momentum  Problem Solving   12  Collisions, Elastic and Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension, Collisions in Two Dimensions  Problem Solving   13  The Center of Mass, Motion of a System of Particles, Rocket Motion  Problem Solving   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  Problem Solving   15  Torque, Relation Between Tork and Angular Acceleration, Work and Energy in Rotational Motion  Problem Solving   16  Final Exam   
 Recommended or Required Reading  Course Book(s):
R. A. Serway and R. J. Beichner, PhysicsI for Scientists and Engineers, Saunders College Publishing,2000 (5.Edition).
Helper Book(s):
1. H.D.Young and R.A.Freedman, University PhysicsI, Pearson, Addison Wesley,2008(12. Edition).
2.D.Halliday,R.Resnick,J.Walker, Fundamentals of PhysicsI, 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   Language of Instruction  Turkish  Work Placement(s)  None 
 Workload Calculation 

Midterm Examination  1  2  2  Final Examination  1  2  2  Attending Lectures  14  2  28  Problem Solving  14  2  28  Individual Study for Mid term Examination  1  40  40  Individual Study for Final Examination  1  80  80  
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes  LO1  5   4      4  2  4              LO2      5  5  4     5             LO3       5                  LO4  5  5    4                   LO5  5    3                    LO6                       
 * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 



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