Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101045431998Analytical Mechanics IElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this lesson; to introduce concepts of mechanics to students and solve problems with the help of these concepts
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Murat GERÇEKLİOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1To write the Lagrangien for a free particle and a systems of particles
2To understand integration of equations of motion
3To introduce generalized coordinates and the principles of least action, solve problems
4To understand equations of motion
5To undersand conservation laws
6To understand energy, momentum, centre of mass, angular momentum
7To understand importance of collisions between particles and solve problems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Equations of motion, Generalized coordinates, the principles of least action, The Lagrangien for a free particle and a systems of particles, Conservation laws, Integration of equations of motion, Collisions between particles
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Equations of motionGuided Problem Solution
2Generalized coordinates, the principles of least actionGuided Problem Solution
3The Lagrangien for a free particle and a systems of particlesGuided Problem Solution
4Conservation lawsGuided Problem Solution
5Conservation laws (continue)Guided Problem Solution
6Integration of equations of motionGuided Problem Solution
7Equation in one dimensionGuided Problem Solution
8Midterm Exam
9Determination of the potential energy from the period of oscillationsGuided Problem Solution
10Motion in a central fieldGuided Problem Solution
11Motion in a central field (continue)Guided Problem Solution
12Collisions between particlesGuided Problem Solution
13Kepler’s problemGuided Problem Solution
14Elastic collisions, Rutherford’s formulaGuided Problem Solution
15General repetitionRehberli Problem Çözümü
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Mechanics,L.D.Landau and E.M.Lifshitz, ,Butterworth Heinemann,Amsterdam,2000 Classical Mechanics,H.Goldstein,Addison-Wesley,Amsterdam,1980
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Tutorial14114
Self Study14798
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13535
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)228
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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