FISICA I Ps - Z

FIS/01 - 9 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

FRANCESCO MARIA DIMITRI PELLEGRINO
Email: francesco.pellegrino@ct.infn.it
Office: Dipartimento di Fisica ed Astronomia - Ufficio 215
Phone: +39 095 378 5399
Office Hours: Lunedì e Giovedì dalle 15:00 alle 18:00. Si consiglia comunque di contattare il docente in anticipo per verificare che impegni istituzionali o personali non lo costringano a spostare il ricevimento di un giorno specifico.


Learning Objectives


Course Structure

Frontal instruction.



Detailed Course Content

INTRODUCTION

-) Physical description tools

Physical quantities, dimensions, units of measurement, coordinate systems

-) Vectors

Generality, operations on vectors (sum, difference, the product of a vector for a scalar, inner product, cross product), components of a vector, derivative and integral of a vector

MECHANICS

-) Particle kinematics.

velocity, acceleration, uniform linear motion, uniformly accelerated linear motion, free fall and projectile motion

-) Particle dynamics

Newton's first law, inertial mass, conservation of momentum, force, Newton's second law, resultant of forces, equilibrium, Newton's third law, friction forces, inclined plane

-) Mechanical energy and conservative systems

Work, power, kinetic energy, potential energy, conservation of mechanical energy

-) Collisions and systems of material points

Impulse, elastic collision, inelastic and completely inelastic collision, motions with variable mass, points systems, the center of mass of a particles system and its motion

-) Rigid body and rotational mechanics

Rigid body and its center of mass, rotational kinematics, rotational vectorial magnitudes, the moment of a force, stationary rotation, the moment of inertia, Huygens-Steiner theorem, angular momentum, combined motions of translation and rotation

-) Elasticity

Hooke's law, the elasticity of volume and form, relations between elastic constants

-) Oscillations

Simple harmonic motion, mass-spring system, simple pendulum, physical pendulums, damped harmonic oscillator, forced harmonic oscillator

THERMODYNAMICS

-) Temperature and heat

Thermometry, calorimetry, the first law of thermodynamics, thermal capacity and latent heat, heat transmission

-) Ideal and real gases

Laws of gases and equation of state of ideal gases, transformations of a gas and work, real gases, Clausius-Clapeyron equation, kinetic theory of gases

-) Entropy

Thermal machines, the ideal machine of Carnot, the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, irreversible processes, statistical interpretation of entropy



Textbook Information

1. Mazzoldi, Nigro, Voci – Elementi di Fisica - Meccanica e Termodinamica - EdiSES - Seconda Edizione (in italian)

Further Books:

2. Halliday, Resnick, Walker – Fundamentals of Physics - John Wiley & Sons Inc (in english)

3. Mazzoldi, Nigro e Voci, Fisica – Volume I - EdiSES - Seconda Edizione (in italian)




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