cod. 1006682

Academic year 2022/23
1° year of course - Second semester
- Marisa BONINI
Academic discipline
Fisica sperimentale (FIS/01)
Formazione chimica e fisica di base
Type of training activity
48 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The course has the following objectives:
- to provide basic knowledge on the topics of mechanics, thermodynamics and electric phenomena;
- to build a suitable language for the description of physical phenomena


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Course unit content

Physical quantities and physical measurement.
Mechanics of point masses and rigid bodies.
Mechanics of fluids.
Thermology and thermodynamics.
Electrical forces and electrical circuits.

Full programme

• Measurements and measurement errors

• Vector quantities and vector calculus

• Kinematics of the point

• Dynamics of point masses

• Conservation principles

• Static of rigid body

• Dynamics of rigid body

• Fluid static and dynamics

• Thermology

• Principles of thermodynamics

• Specific heat and latent heat

• Phase transitions

• Physical properties of materials

• Electrostatics

• Electrical circuits in direct current

• Joule effect


Halliday-Resnick-Walker, “Fondamenti di fisica”, CEA, 2006

Teaching methods

The topics are presented in the lectures with blackboard explanations and power point presentations.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with 4 exercises with 2-3 questions. Each exercise carries 8 marks (30 cum laude is 32 marks).
The examination lasts two hours a

Other information

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