Course: Mathematics for Physicist Students 1

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Course title Mathematics for Physicist Students 1
Course code KMT/MPF1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Prokšová Jitka, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Rauner Karel, Doc. Dr. Ing.
  • Honzík Lukáš, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Basic knowledge of differential geometry and its use in physics 2. Tensors in physics 3. Elementary calculus of variations. 4. Derivations

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with practical applications, Seminar
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Knowledge of high-school mathematics, understanding of introductory lessons in the FPV course.
learning outcomes
The students will understand elementary knowledge of differential geometry in the 2-D and 3-D and they will be able to apply them especially to mechanics (curvilinear motion etc.). They will get acquainted with main theorems of the tensor calculus and its application in physics.
teaching methods
Seminar
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Test
Recommended literature
  • Chu Wa Wong. Mathematische Physik. Spektrum, Heidelberg, 1994.
  • Joos, G., Kaluza, W. Hohore Mathematik fur Physiker. J.A.B., Leipzig, 1954.
  • Klátil. Matematika. ZČU Plzeň, 1998.
  • Smirnov, V.I. Učebnice vyšší matematiky I, II. Praha, 1956.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education - (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (17) Biology courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education - (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (16) Chemistry courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (16) Biology courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (16) Physics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (17) Mathematics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (16) Mathematics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 1 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 1 Winter