Modul: physics 1

Modul no. :n/a
ECTS credits:5
Expenditure of time:54h contact time + 96h self study
Modul type:compulsory module
Duration:1 semester
Supervisor:Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Köster
Objectives:After successfully completing the module, students have the understanding of many engineering problems and the ability to solve them. They are able to analyze and solve problems of mechanics and vibration theory.
Contents:Mathematical basics: Introduction to differential calculus und vector algebra.
Mechanics: Physical quantities and units. Kinematics of masspoint (position vector, velocity, acceleration, inclined throw, circular motion). Dynamics of masspoint (Newtons laws, Force, momentum, equations of motion, collision theory). Work, energy and power (kinetic and potential energy, conservative forces, potential function, friction). Rigid body (centre of mass, angular momentum, torque). Gravitation, planetary motions.
Oscillations: Free undamped and damped harmonic oscillator (mechanical as well as electromagnetic). Forced oscillations. Superposition of oscillations.
Applicability:Mandatory module for this bachelor course and elective mandatory module for other bachelor courses.
Teaching methods:lecture, exercises
Individual courses:physics 1 in semester 1