Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide basics concepts in physics, in preparation for subsequent courses.
Algebra and basics of mathematical analysis.
Course contents summary
Reference systems. Position, trajectory, speed, acceleration. Motion on a line and on a circle. Newtonian dynamics. Forces and their composition. Friction. Work, kinetic energy, potential energy. Elastic force. OScillatory motion. Weight force. Electric charge, Coulomb law. Electric field and potential. Magnetic field. Currents, resistance and Ohm law. Electric circuits and Kirchoff laws. Capacitors.
D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker Fondamenti di fisica. Or: R. Searway, J. Jewett Elementi di Fisica.
Lessons and exercises.
Assessment methods and criteria