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COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Modern Physics I * FZ   323 5 4 4 8

 Prerequisites and co-requisites Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Aysun AKYÜZ
Instructors
 Prof. Dr. EDA EŞKUT 1. Öğretim Grup:A Prof. Dr. EDA EŞKUT 2. Öğretim Grup:Z

Assistants
Goals
To teach necessary advanced mathematical terms and the applications for post graduate Physics and Engineering students to do research in various fields.
Content
Special relativity: time dilation, Doppler Effect, Length contraction, Twin paradox Relativistic momentum, mass and energy, Lorentz Transformation Particle Properties of Waves: Electromagnetic Waves, Black Body Radiation, Photoelectric effect, What is light, X-rays Compton effect, pair production, Photons and gravity, Solving problems related to the subject Wave Properties of Particles: De Broglie waves, probability waves, describing a wave, phase and group velocities, particles diffraction Particle in the box, uncertainty principle and applying the uncertainty principle, problem solving related to the subject Atomic Structure: The nuclear atom, Electron orbits, atomic spectra, The Bohr atom, energy levels and spectra Correspondence principle, nuclear motion,atomic excitation, the laser Quantum Mechanics: Quantum mechanics, the wave equation, Schroedinger´s equation: time-dependent form,expectation values, Operators Particle in a box, finite potential well, tunnel effect, Harmonic Oscillator

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Explain the basic concepts and principles in the field of physics.
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2
Evaluate the developmets in the field of Physics by using scientific methods and techniques.
X
3
Combine the knowledge in the field of physics with the other scientific area.
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4
Identify problems in the field of physics and for the solutions apply the analytical and simulative methods.
X
5
Explain the methods of producing scientific knowledge in the field of physics.
X
6
Reach the Information in the field of physics, for the purpose of classification, and uses.
X
7
Use the advanced theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the field of physics.
X
8
Design experiments in the field of physics.
X
9
Inform the specialist or non-specialist groups, orally or in writing on issues related to physics.
X
10
Use the information technologies in Physics area for their purpose.
X
11
Take responsibility as a team or alone to overcome the problems encountered in the field of physics .
X
12
Plan and manage the activities for the professional developments of emplyees under his/her responsibilities.
X
13
Classify, use and critically evaluate the knowledg taken by his/her efforts.
X
14
Know that learning process is life-long and acts accordingly.
X
15
Both with colleagues, as well as off the field of builds relationships ethically use information, communication technologies. Define necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improve himself/herself accordingly.
X
16
Have knowledge of a foreign language at least monitoring developments in the field of physics.
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17
Know the importance of individual development.
X
18
Monitor the developments in the field of physics, learn and evaluate in terms of social ethics.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Special relativity: time dilation, Doppler Effect, Length contraction, Twins paradox Study the related chapter in the book
2 Relativistic momentum, mass and energy, the Lorentz Transformation Study the related chapter in the book
3 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
4 Particle Properties of Waves: Electromagnetic Waves, Black Body Radiation, Photoelectric effect, What is light, X-rays Study the related chapter in the book
5 Compton effect, pair production, Photons and gravity, Solving problems related to the subject Study the related chapter in the book
6 Wave Properties of Particles: De Broglie waves, probability waves, a wave description, phase and group velocities, particles diffraction Study the related chapter in the book
7 Particle in the box, the uncertainty principle and applications, problem solving related to the subject Study the related chapter in the book
8 Mid-term exam Mid-term exam
9 Atomic Structure: Core Atom, Electron orbits, atomic spectra, Bohr atom, energy levels and spectra Study the related chapter in the book
10 Correspondence principle, the core motion, excitation of atoms, lazer Study the related chapter in the book
11 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
12 Quantum Mechanics: Quantum mechanics, wave equation, Schroedinger equation, the expected values, Operators Study the related chapter in the book
13 Particle in the box, the finite potential well, tunnelling, Harmonic Oscillator Study the related chapter in the book
14 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
15 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
16-17 Final exam Final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
Paul A. Tipler, Modern Physics, Worth Publishers, Inc., New York, 1978