480-0050/01 – Physical Measurements (PM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits3
Subject guarantorDoc. Dr.RNDr. Petr AlexaSubject version guarantorDoc. Dr.RNDr. Petr Alexa
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FS, HGF, FMT, FAST, FEI, FBIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor, Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ALE02 Doc. Dr.RNDr. Petr Alexa
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Charakterizovat principy a zákony vybraných úloh klasické fyziky. Popsat, objasnit a interpretovat příslušné přírodní jevy. Změřit vybrané fyzikální veličiny, tabelovat výsledky a vypočítat závislé veličiny. Srovnávat vypočtené výsledky s tabelovanými hodnotami nebo výsledky jiných experimentů.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The subject focuses on basic experiments from the most important parts of technical physics.

Compulsory literature:

1. AUTY, Fiona, et. al. Beginner's Guide to Measurement in Mechanical Engineering, NPL, London, online: http://www.npl.co.uk/upload/pdf/beg-guide-measurement-mech-eng.pdf 2. AUTY, Fiona, et. al. Beginner's Guide to Measurement in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, online: http://www.npl.co.uk/upload/pdf/gpg-132-beg-guide-measurement-electronic-electrical-eng.pdf

Recommended literature:

Halliday, D., Resnick, R., Walder, J.: Fundamentals of Physics, Fifth Editon Extended, 1997, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Completing of selected tasks.


Další požadavky na studenta

Self-study in advance of the measurements based on study support materials in LMS, processing reports.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Introduction to Physical Measurement 2. Theory of measurement 3. Errors and uncertainties 4. Young modulus: rod deflection 5. Thermal heat conductivity 6. Frequency measurement: beats 7. Speed of sound 8. Surface tension 9. Specific heat capacity 10. Luminous intensity, flux and efficacy 11. Wavelength of light 12. Photoelectric effect: Electron work function 13. Radioactive radiation: intensity and absorption 14. Evaluation of results

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Measure 10 tasks, pass the test.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N0533A110006) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Optional study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
V - ECTS - bc. 2019/2020 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS FCE Bc-Mgr 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block