NAME OF THE COURSE 
Physics 1 
Code 

Course teacher 
Assoc Prof Magdy Lučić Lavčević 
Credits (ECTS) 
6.5 

Associate teachers 
Matko Maleš Lucija Matković 
Type of instruction (number of hours) 


Status of the course 
Mandatory 
Percentage of application of elearning 
0 % 

COURSE DESCRIPTION 
Course objectives 
 Introducing students to the knowledge and principles of physics in the field of mechanics  Forming the proper view towards the interpretation of physics phenomena and their application  Developing the level of cognitive processing required for further studies 
Course enrolment requirements and entry competences required for the course 
Enrolled in or passed the course Exercises in Physics I 
Learning outcomes expected at the level of the course (4 to 10 learning outcomes) 
After the course, the student is expected to have mastered:  Physical quantities, units and dimensional analysis;  The characteristics of the exact approach to phenomena in both micro and macro world;  The principles of the classic general mechanics;  The basic principles of the special mechanics (mechanics of oscillations, waves and fluids);  The use of calculus in mechanics contents;  The application of the laws of mechanics in concrete physics examples;  The application of the obtained knowledge in solving problem tasks;  The application of the knowledge in professional situations. 
Course content broken down in detail by weekly class schedule (syllabus) 
1st week: Space, time, matter. Physical quantities, Laws of Physics. Plane and space geometry, using of vector algebra, differential and integral calculus. Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course. 2nd week: Kinematics of particles Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 3rd week: Particles dynamics Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 4th week: Work and energy Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 5th week: Conservative and nonconservative forces Partial assessment (1st preliminary test) ) related to seminars and theory addressed during the course Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 6th week: Conservation of energy law Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 7th week: Systems of particles. Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 8th week: Collisions; Conservation laws Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 9th week: Rigid body mechanics. Conservation laws. Restrictions of rigid body approximations and the theory of elasticity. Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course. 10th Equilibrium. Restrictions of rigid body approximations and the theory of elasticity. Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course Partial assessment (2nd preliminary test) ) related to seminars and theory addressed during the course 11th week: Oscillations and waves Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 12th week: Many particle physics: gasses, liquids and solids. Internal energy, heat and heat disorder. Transport phenomena. Phase transition phenomena. Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 13th week: Fluid mechanics: statics Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 14th week: Fluid mechanics: dynamics Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course 15th week: Elastic waves. Sound. Seminar: Solving the numerical examples pertaining to the theoretical content addressed during the course. Partial assessment (3rd preliminary test ) related to seminars and theory addressed during the course 
Format of instruction: 

Student responsibilities 

Screening student work (name the proportion of ECTS credits for eachactivity so that the total number of ECTS credits is equal to the ECTS value of the course): 
Class attendance 
0.8 
Research 
0.0 
Practical training 
0.0 
Experimental work 
0.0 
Report 
0.0 


Essay 
0.0 
Seminar essay 
0.0 


Tests 
1.9 
Oral exam 
1.9 


Written exam 
1.8 
Project 
0.0 



Grading and evaluating student work in class and at the final exam 
During the semester, the final exam can be substituted via 3 midterm exams, related to lectures (theory) and seminars (solving problems), according to syllabus. During the final examination period, the final theory exam shall be taken after passing the final problem’s solving exam. Grades: 5564%  sufficient; 6579%  good, 8089%  very good; 90100%  excellent. 
Required literature (available in the library and via other media) 
Title 
Number of copies in the library 
Availability via other media 
N. Cindro, Fizika I, Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 1985; 
10 

E. Babić, R. Krsnik, M. Očko, Zbirka riješenih zadataka iz fizike, Školska knjiga Zagreb, Zagreb, 1990. 
3 


Optional literature (at the time of submission of study programme proposal) 
D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker, Fundamentals of Physics, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1993; Janko Herak, Osnove kemijske fizike, Farmaceutskobiokemijski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, 2001. V. Lopac, P. Kulišić, M. Pavičić, Zbirka zadataka iz fizike, FGZ Zagreb, 1983.

Quality assurance methods that ensure the acquisition of exit competences 
Quality assurance will be performed at three levels: (1) University Level; (2) Faculty Level by Quality Control Committee; (3) Lecturer’s Level. 
Other (as the proposer wishes to add) 
