Ability to apply basic sciences in engineering problems
Ability to apply experimental and computing methodology, data analysis and interpretation
Ability to formulate models and apply computing methodologies for solving engineering problems
Basic High School Algebra, Geometry and Mathematics
Introduction: Units vectors and differential calculus.
Motion in 1 dimension: Random motion (variable speed, variable acceleration). Distance, displacement, instantaneous and average speed, acceleration. Differentiation and Integration in Physics.
Motion in 2 dimensions: Vectors in 2 dimensions. Position vector, velocity and acceleration. Trajectory and constant speed circular motion.
Mechanical forces: Friction, vertical reaction, spring force, contact forces, gravity, string tension.
Newton's laws: First, second and third law of Newton in 1 and 2 dimensions. Applications
Circular motion: Centripetal force, centripetal acceleration. Degrees and radians, angular velocity and angular acceleration. Connection to linear quantities.
Work-Energy: Work definition. Power. Kinetic energy and work-energy theorem. Conservative systems and dynamic energy. Conservation of mechanical energy. Non-conservative systems. Έργο-Ενέργεια.
Momentum: Impulse and momentum theorem. Conservation of momentum.
Rotational motion. Rotation of a Solid around a fixed axis. Rotational kinetic energy, work and power. Moment of inertia. Torque. Newton’s 2nd law in rotation. Static Equilibrium
Angular momentum: Definition. Angular momentum and torque. Central powers and conservation of angular momentum.
Composite motion. Transport equations and rotational motion. Center of mass of the solid. Rolling.
Oscillations: Simple harmonic oscillator. Energy of an oscillator. Pendulum motion. Damped Oscillations. Resonance. Small oscillations. Beat.
Mechanical waves: Wave Speed. Mathematical expression. Harmonic waves. Longitudinal-transverse waves. Waves on strings, sound waves. Reflection and superposition. Standing waves. Doppler Effect.
LECTURES: 3 h/w
RECITATION: 1 h/w
Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):
Final written and/or oral exam
- "Physics for scientists and engineer", D. C. Giancoli
- "Physics", Part I, D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker
- "University Physics: with Modern Physics", H. D. Young, R. A. Freedman
- ΦΥΣΙΚΗ Ι (Μηχανική - Κυματική), Δ. Κουζούδης, Π. Πετρίδης