Criterion EÐLI3HK05(ms)

Criterion for Knowledge

Student should have acquired knowledge and understanding of: 

  • motion in two dimensions, i.e. speed, acceleration, and the position as vectors in a plan
  • the concepts of momentum and impulse 
  • time derivative of speed and acceleration
  • the nature of circular motion including centripetal force and centripetal acceleration
  • the nature of simple oscillation
  • Newton's law of gravity
  • static balance and the moment of force

Criterion for skills

Student should have aquired skills in:

  • applying the laws of dynamics in two dimensions
  • applying equations and drawings of vectors in two dimensions
  • working with position, speed and acceleration in simple problems in relation to time derivative of speed and acceleration
  • working with vector drawings which show momentum and impulse
  • working with vectors in circular motion
  • applying Newton's law of gravity to the circular motion of mass in the gravity field of planets
  • applying the concept of energy to the movement of mass in the gravity field of celestial bodies
  • applying energy conservation to perfect equilibrium
  • working with perfect equilibrium to stress on the muscles in the body
  • presenting the results of experiments with error calculations and prominent graphs fitted to the text of the report

Criterion for competence

Student should be able to make practical use of the general knowledge and skills he has acquired to: 

  • see how the laws of physics are connected to daily activities and technology concerning the aforementioned factors
  • apply specific laws of physics in various circumstances
  • see the connection between the laws of physics with different specialities
  • see the correlation between individual laws where the basic concepts of physics are applied
Síðast uppfært: 17.10.2018