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History of Physics I - NDFY036
Title in English: Dějiny fyziky I
Guaranteed by: Department of Physics Education (32-KDF)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2010
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Jiří Langer, CSc.
Classification: Physics > Teaching
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Last update: T_UTF (22.05.2001)
Selected topics from the development of classical physics and its cultural and historical background. For the 3rd and 4th year of the MF/ZŠ and 4-5th year of the MF, FI/SŠ studies.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: RNDr. Jitka Houfková, Ph.D. (27.10.2017)

Ústní zkouška. Zkoušku je možno opakovat v nejvýše dvou opravných termínech.

Literature - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jiří Langer, CSc. (17.05.2005)

Max von Laue: Dějiny fyziky. Orbis, Praha 1963.

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Jiří Langer, CSc. (17.05.2005)

Aristotelian physics and the Ptolemy system of the world. Copernican revolution, Brahe, Kepler a Galileo.

Isaac Newton and the development of the classical mechanics.

Development of optics and electromagnetism.

The roots of Czech physics.

History of the aether.

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