CODE  25934 

ACADEMIC YEAR  2022/2023 
CREDITS 

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR  FIS/01 
LANGUAGE  Italian 
TEACHING LOCATION 

SEMESTER  2° Semester 
PREREQUISITES 
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:

TEACHING MATERIALS  AULAWEB 
The course aims to provide the basic notions, concepts, and methods necessary to describe the physical phenomena of the surrounding world, including those concerning the earth system and geological dynamics. Thanks to the close connection between theory and facts, the study of physics helps students develop a scientific attitude, extremely useful for solving the concrete problems that a geologist will face.
This one semester course will provide Geology students with an indepth study of the fundamental laws of Mechanics and termodynamics. The course is designed for first year students who are assumed to have little or no background knowledge in Physics. It is assumed however that the students have some fundamental knowledge of elementary Mathematics: algebra, geometry and trigonometry in particular. The basic and practical aspects of Mechanics will be introduced with an emphasis on the energy balance of a mechanical process. The course coninues with the study of systems of particles and solid bodies and their fundamental laws involving momentum and angular momentum. Finaly there willl be an introduction to the laws of thermology and of the thermodynamical systems.
Attendance, interaction with the teacher during lectures and individual study will allow the student to
 know the concepts and formulas underlying Classical Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics, and Thermodynamics;
 develop a scientific attitude aimed at actively solving problems;
 be able to apply the knowledge learned by solving simple exercises in Classical Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics, and Thermodynamics.
Basic knowledge of elementary mathematics: algebra, geometry and trigonometry in particular.
The course consists of lectures on theory (for a total of about 40 hours) and lectures in which exercises will be carried out (for a total of about 20 hours).
During the carrying out of the exercises, there will be moments in which the active participation of the students will be stimulated by involving them in the resolution process.
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Halliday, Resnick, Walker: Fondamenti di Fisica – Meccanica e Termologia, CEA
Giancoli: Fisica, CEA
James S Walker: Fondamenti di Fisica  Zanichelli
Office hours: By appointment (email: bochicchio@fisica.unige.it).
DAVIDE BOCHICCHIO (President)
RICCARDO FERRANDO
CLAUDIO CANALE (President Substitute)
Written and oral exam.
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Written exam (problems and short exercises with open answer) and oral exam (theoretical questions).
Please refer to the specific AulaWeb page for updates due to changes in the health and epidemiological situation.
Date  Time  Location  Type  Notes 

16/01/2023  09:00  GENOVA  Scritto  Appello scritto: 2 problemi e 8 quesiti sul programma del corso (Meccanica, Fluidi, Termodinamica). Si possono tenere libri, appunti e calcolatrice. 
17/02/2023  09:00  GENOVA  Scritto  Appello scritto: 2 problemi e 8 quesiti sul programma del corso (Meccanica, Fluidi, Termodinamica). Si possono tenere libri, appunti e calcolatrice. 
20/02/2023  09:00  GENOVA  Scritto  Appello scritto: 2 problemi e 8 quesiti sul programma del corso (Meccanica, Fluidi, Termodinamica). Si possono tenere libri, appunti e calcolatrice. 
24/02/2023  17:00  GENOVA  Esame su appuntamento  
24/02/2023  17:00  GENOVA  Orale  
14/06/2023  09:00  GENOVA  Scritto  Appello scritto: 2 problemi e 8 quesiti sul programma del corso (Meccanica, Fluidi, Termodinamica). Si possono tenere libri, appunti e calcolatrice. 
12/07/2023  09:00  GENOVA  Scritto  Appello scritto: 2 problemi e 8 quesiti sul programma del corso (Meccanica, Fluidi, Termodinamica). Si possono tenere libri, appunti e calcolatrice. 
13/09/2023  09:00  GENOVA  Scritto  Appello scritto: 2 problemi e 8 quesiti sul programma del corso (Meccanica, Fluidi, Termodinamica). Si possono tenere libri, appunti e calcolatrice. 
Frequency is recommended.