## Subject code: BMETE14AX03 – English course

## Physics 1 Mechanics

**Lectures:** 2 hours weekly

**Credits**: 3

**Responsible for the subject: **Prof.
Zoltán Noszticzius, Department
of Physics

**Lecturer:** Dr.Ferenc Márkus, Department of
Physics

**Preliminary
studies****:**

vector calculus,
differential and integral calculus, basis of the ordinary differential
equations.

**Compulsory/recommended
studies:**

Compulsory: Mathematics A1

**Detailed
topics:**

Introduction. Models, theories and laws.
Units, standards, SI system. Reference frames. Coordinate systems. Vectors and
scalars. Kinematics: speed, displacement, average velocity, instantaneous
velocity, acceleration. Uniform motion, uniformly accelerated motion, falling
bodies projectile motion. Circular motions. Dynamics: interactions, force,
Newton’s laws of motion, mass. Applications of Newton’s laws. Gravitation and
Newton’s synthesis. Weight and weightlessness. Kepler’s laws. Work and energy.
Work-energy theorem. Translational energy. Conservative forces. Potential
energy. Mechanical energy and its conservation. Non-conservative forces. Law of
energy conservation. Linear momentum and its relation to force. Conservation of
the linear momentum. Many bodies problem. Center of mass. Conservation of
momentum and the energy in collisions. Oscillations. Simple harmonic motion.
Damped harmonic motion. Forced vibrations. Resonance. Simple pendulum.
Rotational motion. Angular quantities. Moment of the force: torque. Angular
momentum. Conservation of angular momentum. Rotational dynamics. Rigid bodies.
Angular momentum and torque for a rigid body. Moment of inertia. Elasticity and
elastic moduli. Stress and strain. Fluids at rest. Pressure. Pascal’s
principle. Fluids in gravitational field. Archimedes’ principle.
Characteristics of flow. Flow rate and equations of continuity. Laminar flow.
Bernoulli’s equation. Viscosity. Turbulent flow. Drag force. Dynamical lift.

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**Compulsory
of the presence, compulsory for the signature:** at least 70% presence on the lectures.

**Exam:** oral exam; working out the answers
for two summarizing questions from the list of themes.

**Consultations:** 14-16 on Tuesdays (in Semester
2007/2008 spring)

**Literature:** Douglas C. Giancoli: Physics for
Scientists and Engineers (Prentice-Hall International Editions).

Last
modification of the subject program: 11 May 2007.