FYBSC0004 Physical laboratory I - Mechanics and thermal physics

Institute of physics in Opava
winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/0/3. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PaedDr. Jiří Duda (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Daniel Charbulák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Hynek Sekanina, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Daniel Charbulák, Ph.D.
Institute of physics in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
FYBSC0004/A: Tue 11:25–13:50 116, H. Sekanina
Knowledge of high school physics and mathematics.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will verify the acquired knowledge of mechanics and molecular physics by practical measurements.
Learning outcomes
The student will be able to explain the nature of the investigated physical phenomenon, perform an experiment with available laboratory aids, evaluate the measurement results and determine the measurement error.
  • 1. Introduction. 2. Measurements of the basics physical quantity. 3. Measurements of the acceleration of the Earth. 4. Moment of inertia. 5. Parallel axis theorem 6. Young's modulus. 7. Shear modulus. 8. Ballistic pendulum. 9. Calorimetric. 10. Thermal conductivity. 11. Liquids viscosity 12. Basic attributes of gases.
    recommended literature
  • Strzondala R. Konzultační cvičení z mechaniky a molekulové fyziky, Část A, B. FPF SU v Opavě, Opava, 1994. info
  • Vašina P., Strzondala R. Fyzikální praktikum I - Mechanika, teplo. FPF SU v Opavě, Opava, 1991. info
  • Krupka F., Kalivoda L. Fyzika. SNTL, Praha, 1989. info
    not specified
  • Landau L. D., Lifšic J. M. Úvod do teoretickej fyziky 1 - Mechanika a elektrodynamika. ALFA/ Mir, Bratislava, 1980. info
Teaching methods
Laboratory exercises.
Assessment methods
Credit is awarded for at least 75% participation in seminars, successful completion of two control tests (score at least 60% of the maximum), and elaboration of a seminar paper.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Teacher's information
Sample protocols from past measurements are hung in the Learning Materials folder in the IS.
The course is also listed under the following terms winter 2020, winter 2021, winter 2022.
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