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Academic Year 2020/2021
School School of Civil
Environmental and Land Management Engineering
Name (Bachelor of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (346) Environmental and Land Planning Engineering
Track M1A - Non diversificato a.a. 2019/20
Programme Year 2

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ID Code 055469
Course Title PHYSICS II
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 8.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description Thermodynamics - Fundamentals. Nature of thermodynamics. Systems, states and properties. Processes and interactions between systems. First Law. Internal energy. Energy balance. Types of states. Second Law. Adiabatic availability. Available energy. Entropy. Highest-entropy principle. Entropy balance. Lowest-energy principle. Entropy fundamental relation and its characteristics. Properties of ideal and real gases. Properties of ideal gas mixtures. Engineering thermodynamics. Bulk flow; control volume; mass, energy and entropy balances. Heat transfer. Fourier's Law. Convection and radiation. Fundamental Electromagnetic Phenomena. Electrostatic phenomena and their description. Electric charge and its measurement. Electric field and potential. Static charge distribution in conductors and insulators. Electrostatic induction. Energy of the electric field. Stationary electric current. Conservation of charge and equation of continuity. Electromotive force. Magnetic phenomena and their description. Magnetic force on a moving charge and on an electric current. Magnetic field produced by moving charges and by electric currents. Electromagnetic induction phenomena. Faraday experiments and induced electric fields. Energy of the magnetic field. Electric and magnetic properties of matter. Dielectric and magnetic polarization phenomena and their description. Atomic origin of electric and magnetic properties. Electromagnetic Waves and Light Waves. Propagation of electromagnetic field and its experimental evidence. Electromagnetic nature of light waves. Interaction between radiation and matter.
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