Physics

Electronics and Computer Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10766/2011 - 30/08/2011

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 T + 42,0 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Eugénio Manuel Carvalho Pina de Almeida
- Rosa Brígida Almeida Quadros Fernandes
- Rui Manuel Domingos Gonçalves

Prerequisites
Basics of calculus and algebra.

Objectives
Develop skills for the analysis and resolution of problems related with kinematics, dynamics and electrostatic.

Program
1-Units, Dimensions e proportions.
2-Observations and measures. Data registration.
3-Mechanics of material point and rigid body equilibrium.
4-Electrostatic.

Evaluation Methodology
Individual worksheets.
Online simulations in class.
Written examination.

Bibliography
- Resnick,, H. (2000). Física. (Vol. I). S. Paulo: Livros Técnicos e Científicos
- Almeida, G. (2002). Sistema Internacional de Unidades.. Lisboa: Platano editora
- Finn, A. (2000). Física - um curso Universitário (vol. I - Mecânica e vol. II - Campos e Ondas). Brasil: Edgard Blutcher

Method of interaction
Lectures about the concepts, principles and applications of physical laws of mechanics and electrostatics. Theoretical and practical classes where exercises and problems are solved. Conducting online experiments using modellus.

Software used in class
On-line numerical simulations.