Course code Fizi2022

Credit points 3

Physics II

Total Hours in Course120

Number of hours for lectures24

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Number of hours for laboratory classes16

Independent study hours64

Date of course confirmation20.02.2013

Responsible UnitDepartment of Physics

Course developers


Jānis Kļaviņš

Dr. phys.

author doc.

Antons Gajevskis

Dr. phys.

Replaced course

Fizi2033 [GFIZ2033] Physics II

Course abstract

Course of physics is mastered within lectures, practice works and individual studies. Physics basic knowledge gives essential concepts and critical understanding of how to use it in real-world process description.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course students will have:
• knowledge about regularity of essential concepts of physics and critical understanding of how to use it in real-world process description;
• skills to use measurements of physical quantities and apply knowledge in calculation for their branch of research, summarize and analytically describe the results;
• competence to evaluate results of measurements and calculations, problem solving and understand what influence their professional activities have on environment.

Compulsory reading

1. Fizika. Valtera A. red., Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1992. 733 lpp.

Further reading

1. Tipler P.A., Mosca G. Physics for Scientists and engineers. 6th edition. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman, 2008. 1412 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Terra. Rīga: Latvijas universitāte ISSN 977-1407-7191