GENERAL PHYSICS

FIS/02 - 8 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

ALESSANDRO PLUCHINO
Email: alessandro.pluchino@ct.infn.it
Office: Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, via S.Sofia 64 - 95123, Catania
Phone: +39 095 3785423
Office Hours: Lunedì 9-11


Learning Objectives

Understanding the mechanisms of the scientific method and the main physical laws of mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism. Ability to perform simple exercises on the topics of the program.



Detailed Course Content

Fundamental physical quantities and units. Kinematics in one and two dimensions. Laws of Dynamics. Gravitation. Conservation of energy and momentum. Friction forces. Harmonic oscillator. Statics and dynamics of fluids. Calorimetry and Thermodynamics. Electrostatics and electrodynamics. Magnetism and electromagnetism.



Textbook Information

1) D.C.Giancoli, “Fisica”, Ed.Ambrosiana, Milano

2) D.Halliday, R.Resnick, J.Walker, “Fondamenti di Fisica” (sesta ed.), Ed.Ambrosiana, Milano

3) P.J.Nolan, “Fondamenti di Fisica”, Ed.Zanichelli, Bologna




Open in PDF format Versione in italiano