Students should know: essentials of algebra and Euclidean geometry; linear equations, inequalities and equation systems; elements of trigonometry.
The exam will consist in a written and an oral test.
The objective of the course is to teach students the concepts of classic physics necessary to understand the natural world, in its broadest and most fundamental sense.
Exploratory data analysis (EDA); graphs and tables; measures of central tendency and variation; probability and probability distributions of data; the normal distribution; the t-Student distribution; confidence interval of mean; the statistical test for mean.
Statics and dynamics: the concept of work; energy and power; conservation of energy. Thermodynamics: temperature and zero law of thermodynamics. First and second law of thermodynamics; heat engine and Carnot cycle.
The electromagnetic radiation; electromagnetic waves; the black body radiation; the solar radiation; the spectrum of the solar radiation; effects of the solar radiation on living being
Walker J.S. : Fondamenti di fisica. Volume 1. Zanichelli
A. Caforio, A. Ferilli Nuova Physica 1, 2, 3, Le Monnier
Tutorials with the study of practical problems.