Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 63102101 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 物理学の原理
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ブツリガクノゲンリ
Subject Name in
English
Principles of Physics
Instructor HOFMANN HOLGER FRIEDRICH
Instructor
(Katakana)
ホフマン ホルガ フリードリッヒ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds5-6,Fri5-6:IAS K207
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
 
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The lecture gives an overview of the development of scientific thinking in physics by introducing a selection of the most important insights and discoveries. Based on these specific examples, the lecture explores the possibles roles of scientific thinking in the world of ideas and beyond.  
Class Schedule lesson1
Laws of motion from Kepler to Newton
lesson2
Mechanics and its mathematical principles
lesson3
Laplace's demon and the logic of transformations
lesson4
Critical thinking and empirical evidence
lesson5
Phenomena I: Light and optics
lesson6
Phenomena II: Heat and thermodynamics
lesson7
The problem of statistics
lesson8
Technology and engineering
lesson9
Electromagnetism and energy
lesson10
Electromagnetism and information
lesson11
Space and time (relativity theory)
lesson12
Uncertainty (quantum mechanics)
lesson13
Physics as method
lesson14
An encounter with reality
lesson15
The meaning of it all


Reports based on questions distributed with the study materials 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
The script of the lecture will be distributed to the participants in pdf format. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Handouts will be posted on the momiji message board before each lecture. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Your own thoughts and ideas are important. Shape your knowledge by finding your own response to the contents of the lecture. Question and discussions are very welcome.
 
Requirements  
Grading Method Evaluation will be based on the reports and on the general participation in discussions during the lecture. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Physics is part of our international cultural heritage. This lecture provides an opportunity to explore this heritage together with people from a variety of backgrounds.  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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