Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Field Theory FIZ 614 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. HAKAN YAKUT
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Teaching Assistants of Physics Department.

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

With this course, to have the students understood of the electromagnetic waves and fields.

Course Content

Velocity of propagation of interaction, Intervals, Proper time, The Lorentz transformation, Transformation of velocities, Four-vectors, Four-dimentional velocity and acceleration, The principle of least action, Energy and momentum, Elementary particles in the theory of relativity, Eqoations of motion of a charge in a field, Gauce invariance, Constant electromagnetic field, Motion in a constant uniform electric (or magnetic) field

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Order some of basic concepts of relativity and generally explains. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Write Lorentz transformations and applies to the problems of relativity. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Describes the motion of charged particles in electromagnetic fields and writes the equations of motion. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Tells that the propagation speed of interaction does not change on the all inertia systems and that this speed is called as the speed of light. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Expresses what it is proper time, finds that a timer in the moving system more slowly works. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Obtains Lorentz contraction expression for length of a ruler in a moving inertia system and comments this expression. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Indicate shortly the features contravariant and covariant vectors. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
8 Write four-dimensional velocity and acceleration expressions and sets in the relation between their. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
9 Shows that Relativistic Lagrange function is obtained from Hamiltons least action prenciple. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
10 Obtains Hamiltons function shoving relation with momentum of the energy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
11 Represents the four-dimensional expressions of energy and momentum. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Velocity of propagation of interaction [1]pp 1-3
2 Intervals [1]pp 3-7
3 Proper time [1]pp 7-9
4 The Lorentz transformations [1]pp 9-12
5 Transformation of velocities [1]pp 12-14
6 Four-vectors [1]pp 14-23
7 Four-dimentional velocity and acceleration [1]pp 23-25
8 The principle of least action [1]pp 25-26
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Energy and momentum [1]pp 25-26
11 Elementary particles in the theory of relativity [1]pp 46-48
12 Equations of motion of a charge in a field and Gauce invariance [1]pp 49-52
13 Motion in a constant uniform electric (or magnetic) field [1]pp 52-64
14 Application Problems [1]pp 52-64
Resources
Course Notes <p>[1] Landau, L. D. and Lifshitz, E.M., The classical theory of fields , Butterworth Heineman, Amsterdam, 1994</p>
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Using the knowledge of graduate and postgraduate education in postgraduate level. X
2 To be able to make literature search, presentation, experimental setup preparation, application and explication of results. X
3 To be able to join interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team works. X
4 Sharing their concepts in seminar, symposium, conference etc. by using the skills of self-study.
5 To be able to prepare a scientific publication with the knowledges obtained from graduate and postgraduate studies.
6 Design and apply theoretical, experimental and model-based research; the ability to analyze and resolve complex problems that arise during this
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6