480-8353/01 – Laboratory Practicum of Physics I (LC FI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits2
Subject guarantorRNDr. Eva Janurová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorRNDr. Eva Janurová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFS, USPIntended for study typesBachelor
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

Summarize the basic principles of the theory of physical measurements and measurement errors and uncertainties. Describe and explain the physical laws that underlie the various methods of measurement. Apply the methods of measurement and the theory of measurement errors and uncertainties during the practical evaluation of physical quantities in mechanics and thermodynamics

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


Students will be acquainted with basic procedures for measurement of labotaror tasks and their processing.

Compulsory literature:

Dvorský, R., Foukal, J.: Fyzikální měření (výběr) , VŠB-TU Ostrava 2007, ISBN 978-80-248-1321-9 Halliday, D., Resnick, R. Walker, J.: Fyzika. Vyd. 1., Praha: Vutium a Prometheus, 2001. Chudý, V., Palenčár, R., Kureková, E., Halaj, M.: Meranie technických veličín. Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislavě, 1999.

Recommended literature:

Dokument EAL-R2/1997, Český institut pro akreditaci Brož, J.: Základy fyzikálních měření. SPN, Praha, 1999. Horák, Z.: Praktická fyzika. SNTL, Praha, 1958. http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/background.html http://www.converter.cz/jednotky.htm http://www.cmi.cz/index.php?lang=1

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Other requirements

Systematic individual work prior to and after the laboratory lessons is necessary.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The subject follows the theoretical course of Physics I and is aimed at mechanics and thermodynamics. 1. Introduction to the devices used in the laboratory, safety precautions and to the methodology of processing of the particular experimental tasks. 2. Measurement of moment of inertia of a flywheel using the equation of motion 3. Measurement of radius of inertia of a physical pendulum 4. Measurement of the acceleration of gravity from the period of oscillations of a mathematical pendulum 5. Measurement of shear modulus from the oscillation period of a torsion pendulum 6. Measurement of surface tension of the liquid from the capillary elevation and by a lying drop method 7. Measurement of dynamic viscosity of liquids in Stokes viscometer 8. Measuring the speed of sound from the phase delay in the acoustic pipe 9. Measurement of a frequency of a slightly out of tune tunning fork using the beats 10. Measurement of Poisson's ratio by Clement-Desormes method

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Active participation in exercises

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B3968) Applied Sciences and Technologies P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B3968) Applied Sciences and Technologies (3901R076) Applied Sciences and Technologies P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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