Checking date: 25/04/2022

Course: 2022/2023

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

Coordinating teacher: CRUZ FERNANDEZ, ROSA MARIA DE LA

Department assigned to the subject: Physics Department

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture

Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
The students should know Elemental Physics at level of High School.
1. Basic knowledge of the physical fundaments related to mechanics and thermodynamics. 2. Necessary skills for the development and resolution of problems of mechanics and thermodynamics by using established methods. 3. Necessary skills to design experiments of mechanics and thermodynamics 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 mechanics and thermodynamics. 5. Necessary skills to select and to use tools and methods to resolve problems of mechanics and thermodynamics. 6. Necessary skills to combine the theory and experiments to resolve problems of mechanics and thermodynamics. 5. Mesearuments and experimental anlysises of magnitudes related to Mechanics and Termodinamics.
Skills and learning outcomes
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 sessions.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
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 may change due academic events or other reasons.