GENERAL INFORMATION:Instructors: Sarris Theodoros, Farmakis Filippos
Semester: 1st

ECTS Units: 5
Teaching Units: 4
Theory Hours: 2
Exercises Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2


Course Description

Part A
1. Mathematical Introduction: Vectors, Algebra, Complex Numbers
2. Energy Conservation, Time and Distance, Gravity
3. Movement, Newtonian laws of dynamics, Conservation of momentum
4. Characteristics of forces, Work and potential energy
5. Special Theory of Relativity, Relativistic Energy and Momentum, Space and Time
6. Two-Dimensional Rotation, Center of Mass and Moment of Inertia, Rotations in Space,
7. The harmonic oscillator, Resonance phenomena

Part B
8. Electromagnetic radiation, Interference, Diffraction
9. Radiation Absorption, Light Scattering, Polarization
10. Quantum phenomena, Wave-Particle duality, Uncertainty Principle
11. Kinetic theory of gases, Brownian motion, Diffusion
12. Principles of Thermodynamics, Thermodynamic Laws, Applications of Thermodynamics
13. Waves, The wave equation, Vibration modes
14. Standing Waves, Sound, Harmonic Analysis