## PHYSICS

Ongoing written tests or general written test, oral test is optional

Recommended prerequisites: attendance to the course of Mathematics

Lectures:

Physical quantities , units of measure , vectors - 4 hours

Physical quantities - Units of measurement and measurement systems - fundamental units and derived units - Unit conversion - Vectors - Operations on vectors .

Kinematics - 5 hours

Average and instantaneous velocity - average and instantaneous acceleration - Motion with constant velocity and motion with constant acceleration - Motion in two dimensions

Dynamics - 5 hours

Definition of strength and mass - The three laws of motion - Gravity - Hooke's Law - Condition of translational equilibrium - The inclined plane - Static and dynamic friction forces

Work and Energy - 4 hours

Work of a constant force - average and instantaneous power - Kinetic Energy - Potential energy and mechanical energy - theorem of mechanical energy conservation - Conservative and dissipative forces .

Thermodynamics and Calorimetry - 5 hours

Temperature and thermal equilibrium - Thermometers - temperature scales – The Celsius scale and the Kelvin scale - Work and heat - The first law of thermodynamics - Heat exchange between bodies at different temperatures - Specific heat and heat capacity - Changes of state - latent heat.

Fluid Mechanics - 4 hours

Pressure - A unit of measure for pressure - Pascal's Principle – Stevin's law - Archimede's Principle - Continuity equation of fluids - Bernoulli's theorem.

Electricity, magnetism and electric circuits - 5 hours

Electric force and electric charge - Conductors and insulators - Coulomb's law - Electric field - potential difference - Electrical power - Resistance and Ohm's Law - The Joule - Resistors in series and parallel - Magnetic field - electromagnetic waves

Tutorials:

Physical quantities , units of measure , vectors - 2 hours

Kinematics – 3 hours

Dynamics , work and energy - 4 hours

Thermodynamics , calorimetry , fluid mechanics - 4 hours

Electricity, magnetism , electricity and electrical circuits - 3 hours

Serway: Principles of Physics. Lecture notes

Lessons and tutorials