Course Details

FIZ 103 Physics Laboratory I
2019-2020 Summer term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

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Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
PHYSICS LABORATORY I FİZ103 1st Semester 0 3 1 2
Course languageTurkish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesDiscussion
Instructor (s)To be determined by the Engineering of Physics Department 
Course objectiveThis course aims to inform students about the applications of fundamental physics laws by relevant experiment setups as well as let them gain experimental experience. 
Learning outcomes
  1. Implement information obtained from fundamental physics lectures by various experiments.
  2. Know measurement tools and equipments for experiments.
  3. Prepare laboratory reports by using the experimental data.
  4. Gain group work skills.
Course ContentSummary of theoretical information for experiments.
The analysis of an experiment and error calculations.
Velocity and acceleration.
Force and balance.
Collision in two dimensions.
Simple harmonic motion.
Standing waves and oscilloscope.
ReferencesPhysics Laboratory Manual Prepared by the Engineering of Physics Department.
Portis A. M. ve Young H. D., Berkeley Fizik Laboratuvarı-1, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları-1980.

Course outline weekly

Week 1Introductory information and planning.
Week 2Analysis of an experiment and error analysis.
Week 3Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 4Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 5Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 6Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 7Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 8Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 9Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 10Fundamental physics experiments.
Week 11Makeup experiments
Week 12Makeup experiments
Week 13General review.
Week 14General review.
Week 15Final exam preparation.
Week 16Final exam.

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes250
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes150

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 0 0 0
Laboratory 10 3 30
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)818
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment8216
Midterms (Study duration)000
Final Exam (Study duration) 166
Total Workload271260

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.   X  
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.    X
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.  X   
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.  X  
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.    X
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.    X 
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. X   
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. X   
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies. X   
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.   X 
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.  X  
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.  X  
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.  X  

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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