PHYSICS II AND LABORATORY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To acquire the basic notions in Electro-Magnetic theory and Optics, in particular those relavant in chemistry.
Course contents summary
Fundaments and applications in electromagnetism and optics.
The electric charge, the Coulomb law and the description of electrostatic phenomena using the electric field and the electrostatic potential. Gauss law. The potential generated by charge distributions. Dipoles. Electrical properties of matter. Currents and resistance.
Electric phenomena associated to moving charge and the magnetic field. Magnetic fields generated by moving charges and the phenomena of Faraday's induced electrical potential.
Magnetic properties of matter. Electric circuit with continuum and alternate current and their study.
The unification of electric and magnetic phenomena and Maxwell's equations for the Electro-Magnetism.
D. Halliday,R. Resnick, K.S. Krane "Fisica 2" Ed. Ambrosiana, Milano
Lectures and exercices
Assessment methods and criteria
Written and oral examination