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Mechanics FYS100

Classical (Newtonian) mechanics, and its use in describing typical mechanical systems.


Course description for study year 2022-2023. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts
Course code

FYS100

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

10

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English, Norwegian

Learning outcome

After having completed this course the student should be able to:

Understand and apply Newton's laws on basic mechanical systems.

Formulate, in mathematical terms, equations describing the motion of point-particles and rigid bodies.

Understand and apply conservation laws for mechanical energy, linear and angular momentum on various problems.

Content
Kinematics, Vectors, Newton's laws, work-energy relation, conservative forces, linear momentum and impulse, center of mass, rotation of rigid bodies, moment of inertia, torque and angular momentum, static equilibrium, simple harmonic motion, damped and forced oscillations, waves.
Required prerequisite knowledge
None
Recommended prerequisites
It is highly recommended that the students have proper depth in physics (Fysikk2/3FY) from (junior) high school.
Exam
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam 1/1 5 Hours Letter grades Specified printed and hand-written means are allowed. Definite, basic calculator allowed

Coursework requirements
8 out of 12 compulsory assginmenst must be approved

Hand-in assignments must be approved by subject teacher 3 weeks ahead of examination date. Otherwise the student will be barred from the exam.

The hand-ins will comprise the main elements of the course syllabus and give the student proper training in working with problems relevant for the final exam.

Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Alex Bentley Nielsen
Head of Department: Bjørn Henrik Auestad
Method of work
6 hours lectures and 2 hours exercises every week. The excercises will be carried out under the supervision of teaching assistants.  Language of tuition: English or Norwegian.
Open for
Civil Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Computer Science, Bachelor in Engineering Control Engineering and Circuit Design, Vocational Path, Bachelor in Engineering Control Engineering and Circuit Design, Bachelor in Engineering Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Mathematics and Physics, Bachelor's Degree Programme Geosciences Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Petroleum Technology, Bachelor in Engineering Admission to Single Courses at the Faculty of Science and Technology City and Regional Planning, Master of Science Degree Programme, Five Years Industrial Economics, Master of Science Degree Programme, Five Year Industrial Automation and Signal Processing - Master's Degree Programme - 5 year Structural and Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science Degree Programme. Five Years Mathematics and Physics, Five Year Integrated Master's Degree Programme Petroleum Engineering, Master of Science Degree Programme, Five Years
Course assessment
Form and/or discussion.
Overlapping courses
Course Reduction (SP)
Physics (BIT100) 10
Physics (TE0557) 6
Physics (TE0557) 6
Physics for data/electro (RED102) 2.5
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