Unit PHYSICS
 Course
 Engineering management
 Studyunit Code
 A002908
 Curriculum
 In all curricula
 CFU
 12
 Course Regulation
 Coorte 2024
 Offered
 2024/25
 Type of studyunit
 Obbligatorio (Required)
 Type of learning activities
 Attività formativa integrata
PHYSICS I
Code  A002909 

CFU  6 
Teacher  Valentina Mariani 
Teachers 

Hours 

Learning activities  Base 
Area  Fisica e chimica 
Academic discipline  FIS/01 
Type of studyunit  Obbligatorio (Required) 
Language of instruction  English 
Contents  Measurement, errors and Vectors Motion in one dimension Motion in two and three dimensions Newton’s laws Work and kinetic energy Conservation of Energy Conservation of Linear Momentum Rotation and Angular momentum Gravity Static Equilibrium and Elasticity Fluids Harmonic Motion Thermodynamics 
Reference texts  Physics for Scientists and Engineers: With Modern Physics by Tipler, Paul A.; Mosca, Gene Handsout available on UniStudium 
Educational objectives  Knowledge of the physical laws of mechanics, thermodynamics. Capability of solving problems concerning mechanics, thermodynamics. 
Prerequisites  Good skills in algebra, geometry, trigonometry are required, as well a basic knowledge of the differential calculus 
Teaching methods  The course consists of facetoface lectures on all subjects 
Learning verification modality  Written test with exercises and theory questions on first module subjects. 
Extended program  MOTION IN ONE DIMENSION: Displacement, Velocity, and Speed; Acceleration; Motion with Constant Acceleration; MOTION IN TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONS: Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration; Projectile Motion; Circular Motion NEWTON’S LAWS: Newton’s First Law: The Law of Inertia; Force and Mass; Newton’s Second Law; Weight; Solids, Springs, and Strings; Newton’s Third Law; Friction; Drag Forces; Motion Along a Curved Path WORK AND KINETIC ENERGY: Work Done by a Constant Force; Work Done by a Variable Force; Work–KineticEnergy Theorem; CONSERVATION OF ENERGY: Potential Energy; The Conservation of Mechanical Energy; The Conservation of Energy; Mass and Energy; Quantization of Energy CONSERVATION OF LINEAR MOMENTUM: Conservation of Linear Momentum; Kinetic Energy of a System; Collisions ROTATION AND ANGULAR MOMENTUM: Rotational Kinematics; Rotational Kinetic Energy; Calculating the Moment of Inertia; Newton’s Second Law for Rotation; Rolling Objects; Torque and Angular Momentum; Conservation of Angular Momentum GRAVITY: Kepler’s Laws; Newton’s Law of Gravity; Gravitational Potential Energy; The Gravitational Field STATIC EQUILIBRIUM AND ELASTICITY: Conditions for Equilibrium; The Center of Gravity; Stability of Rotational Equilibrium; Stress and Strain FLUIDS; Density; Pressure in a Fluid; Buoyancy and Archimedes’ Principle; Fluids in Motion OSCILLATIONS: Simple Harmonic Motion; Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion; Damped Oscillations; Driven Oscillations and Resonance THERMODYNAMICS: Thermal Equilibrium and Temperature; The IdealGas Law; The Kinetic Theory of Gases; Heat Capacity and Specific Heat; First Law of Thermodynamics; The Internal Energy of an Ideal Gas; Heat Capacities; Second Law of Thermodynamics; Irreversibility, Disorder, and Entropy; Thermal properties and processes 
PHYSICS II
Code  A002910 

CFU  6 
Teacher  Alessandra Luchini 
Learning activities  Base 
Area  Fisica e chimica 
Academic discipline  FIS/01 
Type of studyunit  Obbligatorio (Required) 