INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Genetics and Bioengineering
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
PHY 104 General Physics Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 6 3 + 2 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Adnan Beganovic, Assist. Prof. Dr. Amra Mekić, BSc Adnan Beganovic, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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General Physics

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Through the program of modules of general physics students will acquire very practical and useful basic knowledge in order to overcome study of information engineering program. Stress on solving the problems in examples. Combination of theoretical and practical learning necessary for understanding phenomena in the nature at all.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Course overview; (1) Measurements, (3) Vectors
  2. (2) Motion along a straight line
  3. (5, 6) Force and motion
  4. (7) Kinetic Energy and Work(8) Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
  5. (14) Fluids
  6. (18) Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics (19) The Kinetic Theory of gasses
  7. (17) Sound
  8. (21) Coulomb’s Law, (22) Electric Fields
  9. Midterm
  10. (28) Magnetic fields
  11. (34, 35, 36) Images
  12. (37) Relativity, (38) Photons and Matter Waves
  13. (40) Atoms
  14. (42) Nuclear Physics
  15. Overview

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic
  1. (1) Measurements, (3) Vectors
  2. (2) Motion along a straight line
  3. (5, 6) Force and motion
  4. (7) Kinetic Energy and Work(8) Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
  5. (14) Fluids
  6. (18) Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics (19) The Kinetic Theory of gasses
  7. (17) Sound
  8. (21) Coulomb’s Law, (22) Electric Fields
  9. Midterm

  1. (28) Magnetic fields
  2. (34, 35, 36) Images
  3. (37) Relativity, (38) Photons and Matter Waves
  4. (40) Atoms
  5. (42) Nuclear Physics
  6. Overview

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
  • Lectures
  • Practical Sessions
  • Excersises
  • Presentation
  • Seminar
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Quiz220
Midterm Exam(s)120
Presentation110
Final Exam140
+Attendance110
Total: 100
Learning outcomes
  • Understand the basic principles in mechanics
  • Understand the basic principles in thermodynamics
  • Understand the basic principles in electromagnetism
  • Understand the basic principles in optics
  • Understand the basic principles in atomic and nuclear physics
TEXTBOOK(S)
  • 1. Halliday, David, Robert Resnick, and Jearl Walker. Fundamentals of physics extended. 10th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
  • 2. D.C. Giancoli: Physics for scientist and engineers, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2000
  • 3. Frederick J. Bueche & Eugene Hecht: Theory and problems of College Physics, Ninth Edition , Schaum’s outline Series, McGraw-Hill Companies, USA, 2008

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)750
Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 200
Midterm Examination (1 week) 1,50
Final Examination(1 week) 20
Preparation for Midterm Examination 100
Preparation for Final Examination6 0
Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
Seminar / Presentation 0
Total Workload: 0
ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0