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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
01AWRDI, 01AWREG, 01AWRKX
Physics
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Logistics And Production Engineering - Torino
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Business Organization Engineering - Torino
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Mechanical And Production Engineering - Torino/Shanghai
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Lavagno Andrea ORARIO RICEVIMENTO AC FIS/04 90 16 0 0 6
Trigiante Mario ORARIO RICEVIMENTO O2 FIS/02 90 20 0 0 2
SSD CFU Activities Area context
FIS/01 10 A - Di base Fisica e chimica
Objectives of the course
The aim of the course is to introduce the basic concepts on the classical physics devolving a special attention to several technological physical applications in mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism.
Prerequisites
Mathematical analysis
Syllabus
Basic concepts on metrology. Straight-line kinematics; motion in a plane; Newton's laws, forces and static equilibrium; particle dynamics, force and conservation of momentum; relative inertial frames and non-inertial force; work, potential energy and conservation of energy; rigid bodies and rotational dynamics; vibrational motion; conservation of angular momentum; central force motions; fluid mechanics.
Basic concepts on thermodynamics.
Introduction to electromagnetism and electrostatics: electric charge, Coulomb's law, electric structure of matter; conductors and dielectrics. Concepts of electrostatic field and potential, electrostatic energy. Electric currents, magnetic fields and Ampere's law. Magnetic materials. Time-varying fields and Faraday's law of induction. Basic electric circuits. Electromagnetic waves and Maxwell's equations. Basic concepts on optics.
Laboratories and/or exercises
Exercises and application of topics studied during lectures.
Bibliography
- Serway, Jewett: Principles of Physics, Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.
- Halliday, Resnick, Walker: Fundamental of Physics, John Wiley & Sons.
- Pasquarelli: Lecture notes on mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism.
- Lavagno: Problems on mechanics, thermodynamics and electromagnetism.
Revisions / Exam
written and oral examination.

Programma provvisorio per l'A.A.2005/06
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