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Bachelor's Degree in Engenharia Mecânica

Mechanics and Waves

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 14312/2015 - 02/12/2015

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 3,50 OT

- António Jorge Martins de Araújo Gomes

Not applicable

Teach students the basic knowledge within the framework of classical mechanics and electromagnetism.

1.Introduction To Classical Mechanics:
1.1 The story of Newton
1.2 Space-time
1.3 Measurement limit
1.4 Measurement errors
2. Waves: Transmission of information
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Equation of the waves
2.3 Some general features of the waves
3. Of the symmetries in space-time to Mechanical
3.1 Symmetries and invariances
3.2 The variational principle of Hamilton and Mechanics
3.3 The return of Newton
3.4 Degrees of freedom and generalized coordinates
3.5 Energy Mechanics
3.6 The momentum
3.7 Angular momentum
3.8 Conservation Laws
3.9 Stability systems. Oscillatory movements
4. The Galilean relativity
4.1 References accelerated and inertial reference
5. Particles and Fields. Electromagnetic field
5.1 THE fundamental interactions of nature
5.2 The notion of field. The electrostatic field.
5.3 The electric current
5.4 The electromagnetic field.
5.5 Electromagnetic Induction
5.6 Electrical Circuits
5.7 The laws of the electromagnetic field
5.8 Electromagnetic waves
5.9 Electric fields in the presence of matter
5.9 Magnetic field in the presence of matter
5.10 Maxwell's equations

Evaluation Methodology
Students are assessed through written exams in one of the three institution evaluation periods. The written test will have a minimum of 9.5 for approval.

(2014). Introdução à Fisica. (Vol. I). (pp. 1-655). Lisboa: Escolar Editora
(2012). Física. (Vol. I). (pp. 1-936). Lisboa: Escolar Editora

Teaching Method
The learning methods and theoretical, theoretical-practical and laboratory procedures provide knowledge about program contents and development capabilities for mechanical and waves, in order to enable the analysis of the problem, encourage understand

Software used in class
PowerPoint,Interactive Physics




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