Subject 'Physics for Poets'

Name in Estonian: Humanitaarfüüsika

Year:   2008/2009    2009/2010    2010/2011    2011/2012    2012/2013    

State codeI114
Study languageEstonian
Credit points 2 CP; 3 ECTS
Grading method Exam

General description

The objective of the course is to describe science as one possible system to understand the world and physics as the best example of the formation, development and reformation of the science. Central terms and laws of physics will be presented, usually in a historical and cultural context. No complicated mathematics will be used. The topics are motion, energy, electricity, optics, atoms, nuclei, special relativity and fundamental particles.

Is taught in following curricula

2010: TS  
2009: TS  
2008: TS  

Related subjects

Replacement Subjects
I110 Physics for Poets