FIS/01 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

Office: Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia - Edificio 6 Cittadella Universitaria - Stanza 359 terzo piano
Phone: +390953785398
Office Hours: Mercoledì e venerdì dalle 09:00 alle 11:00; altri orari concordabili con email, comunque sempre consigliato per verificare che altri impegni istituzionali non blocchino il docente

Learning Objectives

The main purpose of this course of Physics is to introduce the scientific approaching methods, and to provide an adequate knowledge of basic concepts of kinematics and dynamics, together with solving problem capabilities in this domain.

Course Structure

Classes on theoretical parts, examples and exercises

Should the circumstances require online teaching, appropriate modifications to what is hereby stated may be introduced, in order to achieve the main objectives of the course.

Exams may take place online, depending on circumstances.

Detailed Course Content

Experimental method.

Measurement and Dimensions. Vectors.

Motion in one and three dimensions, position, velocity and acceleration.

Force, mass and dynamics laws.

Kinetic Energy and Work. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.

Centre of Mass and Linear Momentum. Linear momentum conservation.

Motion of a rigid body, rotation. Torque, Angular Momentum and conservation.




Textbook Information

P.A.Tipler, G.Mosca - Physics for Scientists and Engineers

J.S. Walker - Physics

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