Module Information
Available to ERASMUS Students:
No
Module Study Targets
Students should be able to:
 Calculate mean, standard deviation, propagation of errors in measurement sets.
 Generate graphs of laboratory measurements.
 Produce linear expressions of exponential, logarithmic and power equations.
 Define the speed, acceleration, kinetic energy, work.
 Compute the position, velocity and acceleration mobile if the relation (a) powerposition, (b) speedstrength, (c) Speedposition and (d) accelerateposition is given.
 Define the conservation conditions of fields.
 Calculate whether a given field is conservative.
 Calculate the transportation quantities for simple oscillations, forced oscillations and oscillations that loose energy.
 Calculate the quality factor of the RLC oscillation circuit in series and the quality factor of the forced mechanical oscillations.
 Define the Fermi level.
 Determine the energy and the nocharge area of the pn diodes.
 Create the diagrams of the energy versus the position in diodes.
 Define the avalanche phenomenon.
 Write the four Maxwell’s equations near and far of dielectric and magnetic media.
 Define the displacement current.
Module Acquired Abilities
Physics enhances the following general abilities:
 Analysis and synthesis of data and information by utilising modern and necessary technologies
 Critical, free and creative thinking which enhances the generation of innovative methods and the making of decisions
 Group and independent work
 Respect the natural environment
Module Description
This includes the following laboratory exercises: (13 weeks total)
LABORATORY EXERCISES IN MECHANICS (4)
 Free oscillating springelastic constant calculation (Calculation spring constant) [EMEXERCISE 6]
 Study of oscillating pendulumcalculation gravitational acceleration, quality factor (Measurement gravitational acceleration with a simple pendulum) [EMEXERCISE 5A]
 Stationary mechanical waves (measurement of the speed of sound with the Quincke method) [EMEXERCISE 12] and & Study motion theorem energy project (Aerotrochia) [EMEXERCISE 4]
 Travelling mechanical wavesdb & dbm units (Measurement of sound intensity and
 determination of the attenuation coefficient) [EMEXERCISE 11]
LABORATORY EXERCISES IN ELECTRICITY ELECTRONIC PHYSICS & ELECTROMAGNETISM (7)
 Measurement of electromotive force and the internal resistor of voltage sources capacitor's capacity measurement) [EMEXERCISE 5 & 6]
 Resonance of RLC circuitsquality factor calculation circuit (the RLC circuit behavior analysis in alternating current) [EMEXERCISE 10]
 Thermionic electron emission from metals [EMExercises 11] Study and photo conductive Elements photovoltaic elements (photoconducting elements) [EMEXERCISE 12]
 Light emitting diode (LED) [EM EXERCISES 17 & 18]
 Contactdiodes Zener diodes [EM EXERCISE 19]
 Physics Laser radiation study [EM EXERCISE 15]
 Attenuation of gamma radiation in matterGM Counter [EM EXERCISE 16]
The above include additional theoretical teaching in the following passages
1.ANALYSIS & PRESENTATION OF LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS (5 hours)
A. ANALYSIS OF ERRORS (2.5 hours)
 Importance of Error Analysis theory
 Measurements
 Actual valueTrue value
 ProbabilityDistributions of measurement results
 True errorUncertaintyRelative Error
 BiasRandom errors
 Instrumental uncertainty
 MeanAverage Errorbias
 Other statistical moments
 CISignificant digits Scientific presentation of resultsRounding
 Error propagation
 Estimates of mean and error
 Examples of calculations gcc and gfortran
 Examples of actual measurement examples
B. PRESENTATION OF LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS (2.5 hours)
 Graphs in scientific presentation
 Presentations (trends) Standardequations
 Slope of straight line Experimental definitions
 CurvesCommon types
 TangentExperimental definition
 slope at pointExperimental Search
 Adjusting a straight line
 Method of least squaresx2LikelihoodWeighting of the results
 Spearman's coefficient r2
 Estimation of errors
 Adjusting polynomial coefficients
 Multiple regressionStepwise regression
 Other methods (PCA, Multivariate methods, etc.)
 Examples of actual measurements
2. SENSORS IN LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS (2 hours)
Measurements of electrical systems
A. COIL MULTIMETERS (0.5 hours)
 Fundamental physical principles
 Description
 Operating Principle
 Use as multimeter as amerometers and voltometers
 Extending the multimeter measuring range
 Select the most suitable voltometer
 Measuring Voltage with Multimeter
 Current measurement with multimeter
B. OSCILLOSCOPE (1 hour)
 Description & parts
 Electronic gun
 Generator
 Amplifiers of horizontal & vertical deviations
 Adjusting the beam intensity
 Beam deflection systemselectrostatic, magnetic
 Basic operation buttons
 Measuring Angles with the oscilloscope
 DC voltage measurement
 AC voltage measurement
 Compositioncontribution mutual vertical oscillations LissajousCurves
 Measurement of frequency through time difference
 Measurement fof requency through Lissajous curves
C. SENSORS (0.5 hours)
 Deformation sensors
 Pressure sensors
 Temperature sensors
 Humidity sensors
Module Student Evaluation
Assessment Language: Greek and English for Erasmus students.
Qualification theoretical part (60%)
 A written final examination (50%) comprising the methodological solving of exercises and the and analysis of issues in mechanics, electromagnetism, oscillations and waves.
 Participation in project (5%)
 Participation in class (5%)
Evaluation laboratory portion (40%)
 Laboratory Practice
 Individual or group (maximum 3 people) report to each laboratory exercise that includes a description of the exercise, presentation of measurement, presentation of results (calculations, charts, etc.) and drawing conclusions. (20%).
 Weekly oral examination at issue in making laboratory exercise (40%)
 In the presence of (10%)
 Final written examination (30%)
In the theoretical part are able isobars exculpatory progress (2) during the semester.
The criteria are posted on the site http://dniko.herokuapp.com/
Bibliography

H.D. Young, "Physics", Pearson 13th edition, 2011

M. Aloson, E. Finn, "Fundamental University Physics", 1992

J. Willey and Sons, "Physics", 1992

"Physics for Scientists and Engineers", Serway – SGSS, 1992

McGrawHill, "Berkley Physics Courses", 1978