The experimental method. Physical quantities and Units of
measurement. Measurement tools: range and sensitivity.
Relationships between quantities. Scalars and vectors.
Mechanics: force, mass. Elastic forces, frictional forces.
Static: balance of bodies, levers.
Kinematics: space, time, position, speed, acceleration.
Dynamics: Newton's laws, work, power, energy. Conservative and nonconservative forces. Energy conservation principle.
Fluid statics. Liquids and gases: pressure, Pascal's principle, Stevino's
law, Archimedes' force, Bernoulli's law. Circulatory system.
Temperature concept, thermometric scales. Thermodynamics: thermal
balance, heat and energy; calorimetry.
Outline of oscillations and waves. Outlines of geometric optics.