892108 Physics (HNT)

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Mayer, Herwig
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


1. Introduction: physical units and conversion, mathematical methods

2. Mechanics: translatory and rotary motion, mass and density, force, torque, static equilibrum

3. Elastic deformation: Tension and compression, bending, torsion, buckling

4. Energy: work, energy and power, exergy, hydro power and wind power plants

5. Thermodynamics: Temperature, heat, specific heat, ideal gases, states of matter, air humidity, carnot process, engines, turbines, heat transport

Previous knowledge expected

Mathematics and physics on high school level

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The student has knowledge in mechanics of solids, thermodynamics and electricity and can use this to solve practical problems
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