The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Polymer tecnology 2005 - 2006 - Physics and chemistry


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The students are expected to know the laws and principles of classical physics.

Learning outcomes

The students will be able to understand and use mathematical models to describe physical phenomena in classical physics.

Course contents

- The SI-system - Fluid Mechanics - Temperature and Heat - Thermodynamics - Electromagnetism

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Elementary mathematics and ability to use calculator

Previous course names

Physics 1 and parts of Physics 2

Additional information

A propedeutical part is included for students coming from vocational schools.

Recommended or required reading

Young&Freedman: University Physics, Addison & Wesley 2000, ch 14 ...18 and ch 22 ... 32

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 40 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 5 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 90 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 5 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 85 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions


Home page of the course


Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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