# GENERAL PHYSICS 1 cod. 1002191

1° year of course - Second semester
Professor
Fisica sperimentale (FIS/01)
Field
Fisica e chimica
Type of training activity
Basic
72 hours
of face-to-face activities
9 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

## Learning objectives

Foundations of classical physics, to be developed later with electromagnetism and technical Physics

## Prerequisites

Calculus, Analysis 1

## Course unit content

Basic classical Physics, first part: Newton's mechanics and laws, application to solar system; dissipative systems; motion of rigid boy, moment of inertia, angolar momentum; conservation of energy, linear and angular momentum; physics of fluids, equations of Euler and Bernoulli; elements of thermodynamics, Carnot cycle, thermal machines, heat conductance

## Full programme

1. Introduzione generale – General introduction
2. Il Metodo Scientifico – The scientific method
3. Dimensioni fisiche, unità e cifre significative – Dimensions, units and significant digits
4. Funzioni di una variabile, vettori, prodotti di vettori – Functions of one variable, vectors, inner and outer product
5. Meccanica classica – Classical mechanics
a) Cinematica in 1D, 2D e 3D – Cinematics in in 1D, 2D and 3D
b) Le leggi di Newton – Newton’s laws
c) Teoria gravitazionale – Gravitational theory
d) Momento angolare – Angular momentum
e) Conservazione del momento lineare e angolare – Conservation of momentum and angular momentum
f) Lavoro e energia – Work and energy
g) Conservazione del energia – Conservation of energy
h) Problemi con vincoli – Problems with constraints
i) Collisioni elastici in 1D e 2D – Elastic collisions in 1D and 2D
j) Collisioni anelastici – Inelastic collisions
k) Corpo rigido e momenti d’inerzia – Rigid body and moments of inertia
l) Teorema di Steiner – Steiner’s theorem
m) Equazione del moto rotolatorio – Equations of motions for rotations
n) Sistemi inerziali e non-inerziali – Inertial and noninertial systems
o) Forze virtuali (Coriolis etc.) – Virtual forces (Corialis etc.)
6. Onde e oscillationi – Waves and Oscillations
a) Oscillatore monodimensionale – One-dimensional Oscillator
b) Onde elastici – Elastic waves
c) Onde stazionarie – Stationary waves
d) Effetto Doppler – Doppler effect
e) Interferenza e Diffrazione - Interference and Diffraction
7. Termodinamica – Thermodynamics
a) Gas perfetto – Ideal gas
b) Calore – Heat
c) Cicli termodinamici – Thermodynamical cycles
d) Conduzione termica – Heat conduction

## Bibliography

Gettys: Physics 1, McGraw Hill

## Teaching methods

Lectures with distribution of notes, practical exercises for half of the time

## Assessment methods and criteria

written partial exam in the course of the semester and written final examination after the lecture period

## Other information

relevant documents are distributed via the platform ELLY