717-0050/01 – Physical Measurement (PM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits3
Subject guarantorDoc. Dr. RNDr. Petr AlexaSubject version guarantorDoc. Dr. RNDr. Petr Alexa
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2018/2019
Intended for the facultiesFAST, FBI, FMT, USP, FS, HGF, FEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ALE02 Doc. Dr. RNDr. Petr Alexa
TRO70 Mgr. Jana Trojková, Ph.D.
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

Characterize principles and laws of the chosen problems of the classical physics Describe, clarify and interpret the respective natural phenomena Measure selected physical quantities, tabulate results and compute dependent quantities Compare computed results with the tabled ones or results obtained from another experiments

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The subject is linked to Physics with the aim of fixing and completing basic knowledge of physics in application areas. The main purpose is to obtain theoretic bases of measurements and practical habits for physical and technical measuring. The set of measured exercises is chosen so that it may include measurements of basic physical quantities from mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, optics and nuclear physics.

Compulsory literature:

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

Recommended literature:


Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

evaluation of reports from measurements


Další požadavky na studenta

Systematic individual off-classroom work is assumed.


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: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2018/2019 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2016/2017 (B3607) Civil Engineering (3607R030) Building Structures P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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