Checking date: 26/10/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Physics II
Study: Bachelor in Electrical Power Engineering (222)

Coordinating teacher: CRUZ FERNANDEZ, ROSA MARIA DE LA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Physics

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture

Students are expected to have completed
The students should know Elemental Physics about Electricity and Magnetism at level of High School.
1. Basic knowledge of the physical fundaments related to electricity and magnetism. 2. Necessary skills for the development and resolution of problems of electricity and magnetism by using established methods. 3. Necessary skills to design experiments of electricity and magnetism and to interpret the obtained results and draw conclusions. 4. Necessary skills for the experimental techniques and the use of measurement equipments related with the electricity and magnetism. 5. Necessary skills to select and to use tools and methods to resolve problems of electricity and magnetism. 6. Necessary skills to combine the theory and experiments to resolve problems of electricity and magnetism.
Description of contents: programme
Coulomb law. Electric field. Gauss law. Electric potential. Conductors. Capacitors, dielectric and energy. Electric current. Magnetic forces and magnetic fields. Sources of magnetic field. Magentic materials. Faraday-Lenz law. Electric oscillations. Electromagnetic waves.
Learning activities and methodology
Magister and practical teaching sessions. Also, it is necessary the attendance of students to laboratory sesions.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • P. Tipler. Physics. Vol 2, Ed. Reverte. 2005
  • Serway-Jewett. Physics for Scientists and Engineers. 9th editon Boston (USA). 2012
  • W.Bauer and G.D. Westfall. University Physics with Modern Physics. Vol 2. 2012

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.