CFU

5

Length

14 Weeks

Semester DD

First

Continuous current, general considerations.

Ideal generators of voltage and current.

Elements of DC circuits theory.

Ohm's law.

Kirchhoff Principles.

Superposition theorem.

Equivalent circuits.

Thevenin and Norton theorems.

Power transfer from a generator to a load Real elements of electrical circuit.

Real generators.

Measurements of current intensity and electrical voltage.

The amperometer and the voltmeter.

Resistance measurements with amperometer and voltmeter.

The Wheatstone bridge.

Electric networks in sinusoidal regime, generalities.

Symbolic representation of a sinusoidal quantity: derivative and integral.

Relation between voltage and current in alternating current.

Ideal passive elements.

Kirchhoff iprinciples in AC.

Impedance and equivalent impedance in a passive network.

Circuit Resolutions.

Transfer function (attenuation) of a passive network.

RC RC, CR, LR, RL circuits.

High-pass and low-pass filters.

RCCR passive passband circuits.

Derivative and integrator circuits in sinusoidal regime under the action of several inputs.

RLC oscillating circuit and the analogy with the forced harmonic oscillator.

Principles of Huygens and Fermat.

Snell's law, total reflection.

The prism and the dispersive power.

Polarization.

Reflection and refraction of polarized light.

Brewster's angle.

Interference produced by two slits.

Young's experience.

Diffraction from a slit and diffraction grating.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Study and use of statistical methods for data processing and error analysis. Competece in carrying out laboratory experiences in the field of mechanics and thermodynamics.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:

Basic knowledge of mechanics and thermodynamics. Ability to perform an experiment in basic physics (mechanics and thermodynamics) and to analyze the results.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:

Ability in dealing with a physical problem (mechanical or thermodynamic) with the experimental approach, based on the basic knowledge provided by the course and applying the statistical methods described by the teacher

MAKING JUDGEMENTS:

Developing the ability to analyze the results of a laboratory experiment with a critical sense.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Knowing how to describe a laboratory experience, from the experimental apparatus, to the