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PHYSICS III

Course Code: 
PHYS 104
Semester: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Laboratuvar Saati: 
2
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
11
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach theoretical and applied concepts of fluids, oscillations,and classical thermodynamics
Course Content: 

Equilibrium, Elasticity, Fluids, Bernouilli Equation, Simple Harmonic Motion, Damped Oscillations, Resonance, Waves I, Waves II, Heat and Temperature, The first law of thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of gases, Entropy and the second law of thermodynamics. Heat engines and refrigerators.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lectures 2: Problem Sets 3: Laboratory
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Examination , B: Experiment C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Understands oscillations and classical wave theory, their scientific and technological applications.

1,2,3

A,B,C

2) Understands the theory of classical thermodynamics, understand its scientific and technological applications.

1,2,3

A,B,C

3) has the ability to apply knowledge of physics and mathematics.

1,2,3

A,B,C

4)can experiment (measurement, research set up etc.), knows design and execution, analyzes and interprets experimental results

1,2,3

A,B,C

5)has ability to work in disciplinary teams.

1,2,3

A,B,C

6) has ability to define, formulate and solve physical problems.

1,2,3

A,B,C

7) has ability to use techniques and instruments for physics applications.

1,2,3

A,B,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

EQUILIBRIUM AND ELASTICITY

Review Mechanics

2

FLUIDS, PRESSURE, DENSITY, HYDROSTATICS, BERNOUILLI AND CONTINUITY EQUATIONS

Conservation Laws

3

OSCILLATIONS

Motion with variable acceleration, Periodic Functions

4

TRANSVERSE WAVES

Oscillations

5

LONGITUDENAL WAVES, PHASORS, INTERFERENCE

Vectors, Sinusoids, Waves

6

SOUND, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, DOPPLER EFFECT

Waves, Relative motion

7

MIDTERM

 

8

HEAT AND TEMPERATURE

Energy

9

EXPANSION, IDEAL GASES, KINETIC THEORY

Mechanics, Momentum, Energy

10

STATE AND PATH FUNCTIONS, FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS.

Work and energy, Conservation Laws

11

HEAT CONDUCTION, CYCLES AND HEAT ENGINES

First Law of Thermodynamics

12

ENTROPY AND THE SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS

Thermodynamics

13

PROBABILISTIC APPROACH TO THERMODYNAMICS

Probability

14

REVIEW AND MIDTERM

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Douglas G. Giancoli, Physics for Scientists and Engineers with modern physics, 4.Edition, Pearson Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. Chapters 12-20.

Additional Resources

Halliday, Resnick, Walker, Fundamentals of Physics Extended, 8th Edition,  John Wiley (2008).

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Laboratory Experiment Sheets

Assignments

Problems from textbook

Exams

 
 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

66

Quizzes

2

0

Laboratory

3

33 (Pass Required)

Total

 

100

Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade

 

40

Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade

 

60

Total

 

100

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

1

gains the ability to apply the knowledge in physics and mathematics

       

X

 

2

gains the ability to construct an experimental setup, perform

the experiment, analyze and interpret the results

       

X

 

3

is supposed to have the education required for the measurements in scientific and technological areas 

   

X

   

 

4

is able to work in an interdisciplinary team

     

X

 

 

5

is able to identify, formulate and solve physics problems

     

X

 

 

6

is conscious for the professional and ethical responsibility

X

       

 

7

 is able to communicate actively and effectively

   

X

   

 

8

is supposed to have the required education for the industrial applications and the social contributions of physics

X

       

 

9

is conscious about the necessity of lifelong education and can implement it

   

X

   

 

10

is supposed to be aware of the current investigations and developments in the field

 

 

X

   

 

11

makes use of the techniques and the modern equipment required for physical applications.

   

X

   

 

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 14x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

12

192

Mid Terms

14

2

28

Laboratory

2

2

4

Final

1

3

3

Total Work Load

 

 

275

Total Work Load/ 25 (s)

 

 

11

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

11