Thermal physics and vibrations of machines TX00BU60-3034 08.01.2020-24.05.2020 5 credits(AJ19, ...)+-
Learning outcomes of the course
On completion of the course, the student will be familiar with the basic laws and concepts of thermal physics and thermodynamics, as well as their restrictions and relevance in technology.
The student will be familiar with the basic laws and concepts of mechanical vibrations and waves, and able to use them in simple technical applications.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences 1
Fundamentals of Mathematics and Natural Sciences 2
1. Basic concepts of thermal physics and their applications: temperature and thermometers, thermal expansion, heat, phase changes and ideal gas law.
2. The laws of thermodynamics.
3. Thermal processes and their applications.
4. Mechanical vibrations: harmonic oscillations, damped and driven oscillations.
5. Mechanical waves, interference and standing waves.
The student is familiar with the methods of measuring temperature.
The student can calculate thermal expansion in one-dimensional systems.
The student can calculate thermal energy changes, when the state of the matter does not change.
The student knows the basic concepts of vibration mechanics and wave motion, and can use them in simple applications.
The student is able to calculate thermal expansions for pieces of different shape.
The student can calculate thermal energy changes in situations where state changes occur.
The student can use the ideal gas law to calculate changes of state.
The student knows the zeroth, the first and the second law of thermodynamics.
The student can solve simple problems related to vibrational mechanics and wave motion.
The student is able to handle situations which require simultaneous application of various fundamental laws relating to the subject matter in course.
The Student is able to use the acquired knowledge to new situations.
The student can treat the effects of thermal expansion in different materials and constructions. She or he can calculate heat changes and apply ideal gas law in different systems and changes of state.
The student can apply laws of thermodynamics in simple problems.