Physics I(MAT111)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
MAT111 Physics I 1 3 0 0 3 5
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) ÇETİN TAŞSEVEN (Email)
Objective To introduce the fundamental principles and concepts of physics in detail at freshmen level. To build a strong background for physics major as well as showing the necessity and importance of physics for other branches of natural sciences and engineering through applications in real life, and industry and technology.
Content Electric Fields, Gauss’s Law, Electric Potential, Capacitance and Dielectrics, Current and Resistance, Direct Current Circuits, Magnetic Fields, Sources of the Magnetic Field, Faraday’s Law, Inductance,
Course Learning Outcomes Students would have up to date information, software, theoretical and practical knowledge on Physics. Moreover, they will be equipped with knowledge sufficiently to use Physics related resources.
Students would acquire theoretical knowledge on subject of Physics theories.
They could apply the theoretical knowledge gained in the field of Physics.
Students would be able to analyze the experimental results.
They would acquire the ability to figure out the physical concepts and issues in the field of Physics through scientific methods and interprete them.
Students could define the physical problems, establish experimental setup to examine the hypothesis, develop solutions based on theory and interprete them.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References Physics For Scientist and Engineers with Modern Physics-Serway-Beichner
Sears ve Zemansky’s University Physics
Physics for Scientists & Engineers, Douglas C.Giancoli
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Electric Fields, Properties of Electric Charges, Insulators and Conductors, Coulomb’s Law, The Electric Field,
2 Electric Field of a Continuous Charge Distribution, Electric Field Lines, Motion of Charged Particles in a Uniform Electric Field
3 Gauss’s Law, Electric Flux, Gauss’s Law, Application of Gauss’s Law to Charged Insulators, Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium
4 Electric Potential, Potential Difference and Electric Potential, Potential Differences in a Uniform Electric Field, Electric Potential and Potential Energy Due to Point Charges, Obtaining the Value of the Electric Field from the Electric Potential, Electric potential Due to Continuous Charge Distributions
5 Electric Potential Due to a Charged Conductor,Capacitance and Dielectrics, Definition of Capacitance, Calculating Capacitance, Combinations of Capacitors
6 Capacitors with Dielectrics, Electric Dipole in an Electric Field, An Atomic Description of Dielectrics
7 Midterm
8 Current and Resistance, Electric Current, Resistance and Ohm’s Law, Electrical Energy and Power,Direct Current Circuits, Electromotive Force, Resistors in Series and in Parallel, Kirchhoff’s Rules, RC Circuits
9 Magnetic Fields, The Magnetic Field, Magnetic Force Acting on a Current-Carrying Conductor
10 Torque on a Current Loop in a Uniform Magnetic Field, Motion of a Charged Particle in a Uniform Magnetic Field, Applications İnvolving Charged Particles Moving in a Magnetic Field
11 Sources of the Magnetic Field, The Biot-Savart Law, The Magnetic Force Between Two Paralel Conductors
12 Ampere’s Law, The Magnetic Field of a Solenoid, Magnetic Flux, Gauss’s law in Magnetism, Displacement Current and the General Form of Ampere’s Law
13 Faraday’s Law, Faraday’s Law of Induction, Motional emf, Lenz’s Law, Induced emf and Electric Fields,
14 Inductance, Self Inductance, RL Circuits, Energy in a Magnetic Field, Mutual Inductance
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Electric Fields
2 Electric Fields
3 Gauss’s Law
4 Electric Potential
5 Electric Potential
6 Capacitance and Dielectrics
7 Midterm
8 Current and Resistance-Direct Current Circuits
9 Magnetic Fields
10 Magnetic Fields
11 Sources of the Magnetic Field
12 Sources of the Magnetic Field
13 Induction
14 Inductance
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 3 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 2 50
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 20
Toplam 2 70
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 understands principles of deductive reasoning; has experience to verify well-foundedness and exactness of mathematical statements in systematic ways; X
2 can properly state and use concepts and results of major mathematical interest; X
3 masters current computational techniques and algorithms; has a good ability in their use; can identify relevant tools, among those one has learned, suitable to solve a problem and is able to judge whether or not one is in possession of these tools; X
4 is able to express one’s mathematical ideas in an organised way both in written and oral forms; X
5 understands relations connecting substantial concepts and results; can switch from one viewpoint to another on mathematical objects (pictures, formulae, precise statements, heuristic trials, list of examples,...); X
6 has followed individually a guided learning strategy; has pursued steps toward the resolution of unfamiliar problems; X
7 has a theoretical and practical knowledge in computer science well adapted for learning a programming language; X
8 has investigated the relevance of modeling and using mathematical tools in natural sciences and in the professional life; is conscious about historical development of mathematical notions; X
9 has followed introduction to some mathematical or non-mathematical disciplines after one’s proper choice; had experience to learn selected subjects according to one’s proper arrangement; X
10 masters French language as well as other foreign languages, to a level sufficient to study or work abroad. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 13 3 39
Working Hours out of Class 13 1 13
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 2 20 40
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 112
Total Workload / 25 4,48
Credits ECTS 4
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