to provide the student with a clear presentation of the basic concepts and principles related to mechanics of physics.

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

apply the concepts of scalars and vectors in problem solving.

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LO - 2 :

solve problems dealing with force and motion,
do experiments dealing with linear motion, freely falling objects, and projectile motion and to explain the results of experiments.

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LO - 3 :

solve problems involving the concepts of energy, work, and power and do experiments dealing with Newton Law, forces of friction, and friction constant of surfaces to explain the results of experiments.

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LO - 4 :

solve problems involving time, distance, velocity, and acceleration in circular paths.

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LO - 5 :

solve problems dealing with linear momentum, impulse and collisions and do experiments dealing with conservation of momentum and to explain the results of experiments.

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LO - 6 :

solve problems dealing with rotational motion.

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LO - 7 :

comment rolling motion and solve problems.

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LO - 8 :

solve problems dealing with translational equilibrium and rotational equilibrium.

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LO - 9 :

understand mechanical of properties of matter and solve problems dealing with mechanical properties.

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CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

Contents of the Course

Vectors, Motion in One Dimension. Motion in Two Dimensions. The Laws of Motion. Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton's Laws. Work and Kinetic Energy. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy. Linear Momentum and Collisions. Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis. Rolling Motion and Angular Momentum. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity. Oscillatory Motion, Universal Gravitation.

Course Syllabus

Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

Week 1

Vectors, Motion in One Dimension, practice

Week 2

Motion in Two Dimensions, practice

Week 3

The Laws of Motion, practice

Week 4

Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton's Laws, practice

Week 5

Work and Kinetic Energy, practice

Week 6

Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy, practice

Week 7

Linear Momentum and Collisions, practice

Week 8

Mid-term exam

Week 9

Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis, practice

Week 10

Rolling Motion and Angular Momentum, practice

Week 11

Static Equilibrium and Elasticity, practice

Week 12

Oscillatory Motion, practice

Week 13

Universal Gravitation, practice

Week 14

Universal Gravitation, practice

Week 15

Incomplete lesson are completed and excuse exam

Week 16

End-of-term exam

Textbook / Material

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Serway, R.A, 2002, Fen ve Mühendislik için Fizik 1,Palme Yayıncılık

Recommended Reading

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Önengüt, G, 2009, Fen Bilimcileri ve Mühendisler İçin Fizik, Akademi Yayınevi