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Academic Year 2014/2015
School School of Architectural Engineering
School of Architecture and Society
Name (Bachelor of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (490) Building Engineering and Technology for Architecture
Track IE1 - Curriculum - Ingegnere Edile
Programme Year 1

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ID Code 096375
Course Title PHYSICS
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 6.0
Semester Second Semester
Course Description "Objectives The main objectives of the course consist in introducing the experimental method and teaching how to describe natural phenomena in a quantitative way. Moreover, the basic laws of mechanics will be introduced in mathematical form describing the physical phenomena related to them and presenting various practical applications. Program of lectures and exercises Introduction. Experimental method. Physical quantities and their measurement, dimensional analysis. International system of system of units Particle Kinematics. Coordinate system and frames. Position, Velocity and Acceleration. Angular velocity and acceleration. Examples of particle motion. Newton's Laws of motion for the particle and forces Inertial frames Newton's laws. Mass and force. Superposition principle. Forces and study of the motion. Motion equation and initial conditions. Torque and angular momentum. Work and energy. Work and power. Work-kinetic energy Theorem. Conservative and nonconservative forces. Potential energy. Conservation of mechanical energy and applications. Harmonic motion. Harmonic oscillator. Pendulum. Gravitation. Kepler's law. Newton's Gravitational law. Gravitational potential energy. System of particles. Internal and external forces. Newtons's Second Law for a system of particles, conservation of the momentum. Center of mass and motion equation of the center of mass. Second equation for a system of particles, angular momentum conservation. Impulse theorem and collisions. Introduction to the mechanics of rigid body. Rigid body equation of motion. Static equilibrium of rigid body. Translational dynamics. Moment of inertia. Rotation of a rigid body around a fixed axis. Introduction to the Statics of Fluids. Pressure in fluids and Archimedes' principle"
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