516-0102/01 – Physics II (PHYII)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits6
Subject guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Michal LesňákSubject version guarantordoc. Dr. Ing. Michal Lesňák
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LES66 doc. Dr. Ing. Michal Lesňák
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Collect the basic principles and laws of the chosen part of the classical physics Describe, clarify and interpret the particular natural phenomena Apply the simple mathematical methods for describing of the physical phenomena Illustrate obtained knowledge in the frame of the easy applications

Teaching methods



The lecture is the first part of basic course. This course offer summary main physical knowledge about electricity and magnetism, oscillations and wave motions, geometrical optics, introduction to special theory of relativity. It lay emphasis on make sense of primary fundament and method solution of physical problems. Theoretical practices have the same thematic with lecture and it is range to apply theoretical knowledge in concrete problems.

Compulsory literature:

1. Pekárek S., Murla M.: Physics I. ČVUT, 1992, p. 1782. 2. Pekárek S., Murla M.: Physics II. ČVUT, 1993, p. 178

Recommended literature:

1. Pekárek S., Murla M.: Physics I. ČVUT, 1992, p. 1782. 2. Pekárek S., Murla M.: Physics II. ČVUT, 1993, p. 178

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

I. Electricity, charge and field Electric charge - coulomb’s law, the electric field intensity, field lines, motion of a charged particle in an electric field, electric flux - a gauss’s law, work and potential in an electric field, capacitance, electric energy storage. II. Electric current Current, current density, conservation of charge, Ohm's law, resistance, resistivity, conductivity, electromotive force, energy transfers in an electric circuit. III. Magnetic field Magnetic field, lines of induction, magnetic flux, magnetic force on a current, torque on a current loop, magnetic dipole moment, Ampére's law, Biot - Savart law, force between two parallel wires, electromagnetic induction, inductance, energy and energy density in the magnetic field, three magnetic vectors, Maxwell's equations. IV. Oscillations and wave motions Mechanical Oscilations, Oscillations of a Spring, Simple Pendulum, Physical Pendulum, Energy in the Simple Harmonic Oscillator, Damped Harmonic Motion, Forced Vibrations – Resonance. V. Wave motion Description of wave motion, energy transmitted by waves, representation of traveling wave, interference of waves, standing waves. VI. Geometrical optics Reflection light, formation of image by a plane mirror, formation of image by spherical mirror, reflection Snell’s law, thin lenses, lens equation, simple magnifier. VII. Introduction to special theory of relativity

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 17
                Laboratory work Laboratory work 10  8
                Project Project 23  7
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 18
                Written examination Written examination 17  6
                Oral Oral examination 50  10
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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