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Instructor: Gregorios Itskos
(For the Department of Civil Engineering)
Content:
Introduction to Thermodynamics: Temperature, Calorimetry, Thermal Equilibrium, Thermal Expansion, Heat and Heat Conduction Mechanisms Ideal Gases: Kinetic Gas Theory, the Ideal Gas Equation, Internal Energy, First Thermodynamic Law, Heat Capacity, Thermodynamic Processes, Diagrams PVT Kinematics: Instant and Average SpeedAcceleration, Examples of Motion in 2 Dimensions Newton's Laws and Applications, Friction and Fluid Resistance, Circular  Relative Motion Kinetic/Potential Energy, Work, Conservative and NonConservative Forces, Energy Conservation Principle Linear Momentum and Principle of Conservation, Elastic and Inelastic Collisions, Center of Mass Rotation of Rigid Bodies: Angular SpeedAcceleration, Torque, Moment of Inertia, Rolling without Slipping, Rotational Energy, Angular Momentum and Principle of Conservation Periodic Motion: Simple Harmonic Oscillator: Equations and Energy, Simple and Physical Pendulum Mechanical Waves: Mathematical Wave Description, SpeedAccelerationWave Energy
Assesment:
1st Midterm Exam (1/3 of the course content), 25% of the final grade
2nd Midterm Exam, (1/3 of the course content), 25% of the final grade
Final Exam, (all course content), 50% of the final grade
