9600-1005/01 – Theoretical Mechanics (TEM)

Gurantor departmentIT4InnovationsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Marta Jarošová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Marta Jarošová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KAL0063 doc. RNDr. René Kalus, 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

Upon the successful completion of the course, students will be able to: • Actively use the concepts of mechanics of particle systems, rigid bodies, and basics of the Theory of Elasticity, • Formulate equations of motion for various mechanical systems and solve simple models, and independently extend their knowledge acquired in this field of study.

Teaching methods



Basics of Analytical Mechanics of Discrete and Continuous Systems.

Compulsory literature:

1. Kvasnica, J., a kol. Mechanika, Academia, Praha 1988 2. Kibble, T. W. B., Berkshire, F. H. Classical Mechanics, World Scientific, Singapore 2004

Recommended literature:

1. Brdička, M., Hladík, A. Teoretická mechanika, Academia, Praha 1988 2. Brdička, M., a kol. Mechanika kontinua, Academia, Praha 2011 3. Rektorys, K., a kol. Přehled užité matematiky, SNTL, Praha 1981 4. Goldstein, H., Poole, C., Safko J. Classical Mechanics, Addison Wesley, San Francisco 1980

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

Knowledge of mechanics in the normal range for the general physics courses bachelor degree in physics, basics of differential and integral calculus of one and more variables.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Kinematics of Particle Systems and Rigid Bodies 2. Particle Systems Dynamics 3. Conservation Laws and Time-space Symmetry 4. Variational principles 5. Particle Motion in a Central Force Field 6. Basics of the Classical Scattering Theory 7. Small Oscillations of Multi-particle Systems 8. Numerical Applications – Molecular Dynamics Methods and Classical Trajectory Approach 9. Mechanics of Rigid Body 10. Continuum Mechanics and Elasticity 11. Fluid Mechanics

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.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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