Course: Mechanics and Acoustics

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Course title Mechanics and Acoustics
Course code OPT/MA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 8
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Řeháček Jaroslav, prof. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Herec Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Gavenda Miroslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Mišta Ladislav, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Bajer Jiří, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • McNulty Daniel, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
-Introduction to physics -Kinematics of a mass point -Kinematics and statics of a solid -Dynamics of a mass point -Relativity of a motion, inertial forces and mechanics of a system of mass points -Dynamics of a solid -Gravitation and solar system -Mechanics of solids -Mechanics of liquids and gases -Mechanical oscillations -Waves and acoustics

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
Introduction to physics
Knowledge Define the main ideas and conceptions of the subject, describe the main approaches of the studied topics, recall the theoretical knowledge for solution of model problems.
No prior requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Recommended literature
  • Bajer, J. (2004). Mechanika 1-3. VUP Olomouc.
  • Feynman, R.P.; Leighton, R. B.; Sands, M. (2000). Přednášky z fyziky 1-3. Fragment Praha.
  • Halliday, D.; Resnick, R.; Walker, J. (2000). Fyzika (překlad). Vutium Brno.
  • Horský J., Novotný J., Štefaník M. (2001). Mechanika ve fyzice. Academia, Praha.
  • Krupka, F. (1981). Fyzika. SNTL Praha.
  • Kvasnica, J.; Havránek, A.; Lukáč, P.; Sprušil, B. (1988). Mechanika. Academia Praha.
  • Landau, L.D.; Lifšic, J.M. (1980). Úvod do teoretické fyziky 1-2. Alfa Bratislava.
  • Main, I.G. (1990). Kmity a vlny ve fyzice. Academia Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science General Physics and Mathematical Physics (1) Physics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Optics and Optoelectronics (1) Physics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Science Applied Physics (1) Physics courses 1 Winter