Elements of Physics

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 5,0 OT

- Carla Alexandra de Castro Carvalho e Silva

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Provide skills that will allow the students to relate acquired knowledge with daily phenomena. Basic concepts of physical principles for kinematics and motion dynamics.

1- Unit Systems. Scalars and vectors.
2- Mechanics - kinematics basic concepts, forces, energy.
3- Waves. Nature and propagation of light.
4- Electromagnetic spectrum. Color theory.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test during regular examination period worth 20 points.

- Resnick, H. (2009). Fundamentos de Física. (Vol. 2º). Brasil: Livros Técnicos e Científicos
- Hewitt, P. (2002). Fisica Conceitual. Brasil: Bookman
- Silva, C. (0). Sebenta de Elementos de Física.Acedido em13 de setembro de 2017 em http://doctrino.ipt.pt/

Method of interaction
Lectures. Theoretical/practical classes including laboratorial practice.

Software used in class