Checking date: 29/04/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Physics I
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 at level of High School.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
- Basic knowledge of the physical fundaments to be able to resolve problems in Engineering related to Mechanics and Termodinamics. - Necessary skills for the development and resolution of problems. - Necessary skills for the mathematical tools. - Mesearuments and experimental anlysises of magnitudes related to Mechanics and Termodinamics.
Description of contents: programme
1. Kinematics of a particle 2. Dynamics of a particle 3. Conservative and non-conservative forces. Work and energy 4. System of particles 5. Kinematics of rigid solid 6. Dynamics of rigid solid 7. Introduction to Thermodynamics. Temperature. Ideal gases 8. First Principle of Thermodynamics 9. Second Principle of Thermodynamics 10. Entropy
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.A. Tipler. Physics. Vol 1, Ed. Reverte. 2005
  • Serway-Jewett. Physics for Scientists and Engineers. 9th Edition, Boston (USA). 2012
  • W. Bauer and G.D. Westfall. University Physics with Modern Physics, . Vol 1. 2012

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