CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

# Mechanics

Code Completion Credits Range
802MECH Z 4 4P+2C
Garant předmětu:
David Břeň
Lecturer:
David Břeň
Tutor:
Filip Petrásek
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Introduction to physics, physical quantities and units. Particle kinematics, basic types of motion and their superposition. Particle dynamics, one-dimensional equations of motion, motion in central force field, forces in noninertial reference frames. Mechanics of system of free particles, two-body problem, collisions. Mechanics of rigid body, rotation. Fundamentals of continuum mechanics, elasticity, hydrodynamics. Sound.

Requirements:

Secondary school knowledges.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Kinematics. Acceleration. Superposition of motions.

2.Newton´s laws, force, impuls, work, power, energy.

3.One-dimensional motion, harmonic oscillator.

4.Resonance. Mathematical pendulum.

5.The field of central force. Kepler´s problem.

6.Noninertial frames of reference, inertial forces.

7.Conservation of momenta and energy.

8.Two-body problem, collisions and scattering.

9.Rigid body, moment of inertia.

10.Gyroscopes, Euler´s equations.

11.Fundamentals of continuum mechanics.

12.Elasticity, Hooke´s law.

13.Equilibrium and motion of fluids, sound propagation.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Calculations of examples on:

1.Kinematics. Acceleration. Superposition of motions.

2.Newton´s laws, force, impuls, work, power, energy.

3.One-dimensional motion, harmonic oscillator.

4.Resonance. Mathematical pendulum.

5.The field of central force. Kepler´s problem.

6.Noninertial frames of reference, inertial forces.

7.Conservation of momenta and energy.

8.Two-body problem, collisions and scattering.

9.Rigid body, moment of inertia.

10.Gyroscopes, Euler´s equations.

11.Fundamentals of continuum mechanics.

12.Elasticity, Hooke´s law.

13.Equilibrium and motion of fluids, sound propagation.

Study Objective:

Knowledge: to learn the basic of machanics, to solve simple equation of motion.

Skills: solving if simple equation of motion

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Ch. Kittel, Mechanics. McGraw 1965

Recommended references:

[2] Halliday, Resnick, Walker: Fundamentals of physics. J. Wiley 2001

Note:
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