717-0010/01 – Physics I (PHI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2018/2019
Intended for the facultiesFBI, HGF, USP, FMT, FEI, FAST, FSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ABO0009 Mojgan Abolghasem, MSc.
CIP10 doc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
TRO70 Mgr. Jana Trojková, Ph.D.
ZIV01 doc. Ing. Ondřej Životský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

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

Experimental work in labs


The lecture is oriented on classical mechanics, wave mechanics and optics.

Compulsory literature:

Halliday D., Resnick R., Walker J.: Fundamentals of Physics, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1997; Feynman R.P., Leighton R.B., Sands M.: The Feynman lectures on physics, Vol. 1.,Addison-Wesley 1966;

Recommended literature:

The Feynman lectures on physics, Addison-Wesley 1966, Murla M., Pekárek S.: Physics I, ČVUT 1992, Murla M., Pekárek S.: Physics I - seminars, ČVUT 1995, Vibrations and Waves in Physics, Press Synd. of the University of Cambridge, Cambridge - Ny - Melbourne 1985

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

2 písemné testy


Other requirements

Systematic individual off-classroom work oriented on problem solving is assumed.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Basic units and quantities of the International System of Units (SI), vectors and their usage in physics. Kinematics of point-like objects, position vector, distance, velocity, acceleration, angular velocity and acceleration. Movements in Earth's gravitational field and along the circle. Dynamics of point-like objects, linear momentum, Newton's motion laws. Illustration at examples of body at inclined plane with and without the friction. Inertial and drag forces. Energy, work, conservation of mechanical energy and linear momentum. Mathematics of infinitely low intervals, application of derivatives and integrals in physics. System of particles. The center of mass. Superposition of forces and torques. Newton's second law in angular form. The second Newton's law for rotational movements, rotational inertia and energy of rotational movement. Rolling and torque. Conservation of angular momentum. Summary of conservation laws. Oscillations. Pendulums, simple harmonic and damped harmonic motions.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
ECTS FCE Bc-Mgr 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
V - ECTS - VSB 2017/2018 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block
ECTS FCE Bc-Mgr 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 200 - Faculty of Civil Engineering - Dean's Office stu. block
ECTS - MechEng - Bachelor Studies 2017/2018 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 301 - Study and International Office stu. block
USP 2017/2018 Full-time English Optional USP - University Study Programmes stu. block
USP 2016/2017 Full-time English Optional USP - University Study Programmes stu. block
V - ECTS - VSB 2016/2017 Full-time English Optional 401 - Study Office stu. block