Academic Year 2020/2021 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff: Giuseppe Gabriele Rapisarda
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: FIS/03 - Matter physics
Course Language: Italian
Taught classes: 28 hours
Exercise: 28 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Learn the basic laws of classical physics. Be able to express the relations between physics quantities in the framework of the SI. Know some of the measuring instruments, the related working principle and the proper way to use such measuring instruments. Acquire the physics knowledge preparatory to the following teachings planned for the present degree course.

Course Structure

Ex cathedra teaching + exercises

Detailed Course Content

Physics basic concept - Vectors – One-dimensional Kinematics - Bi-dimensional Kinematics - Dynamics - Work and Energy - Systems of Particles - Rotational Kinematics – Angular Momentum – Gravity (notes) - Fluid Mechanics - Thermodynamics - Electricity and Electromagnetism (outline) – Electromagnetic waves and Geometric optics (notes).

Textbook Information

1. David Halliday, Robet Resnick, Jearl Walker, “Fundamentals of Physics”, 8th Edition (2008)

2. Ugo Amaldi, "L'Amaldi per i licei scientifici", Vol. 1, 2 e 3, Zanichelli Editore