Educational guide 2020_21
Escola de Enxeñaría Aeronáutica e do Espazo
Grado en Ingeniería Aeroespacial
 Subjects
  Physics: Physics I
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
1) Basic vectorial Calculus

- Vectors and scalars
- Coordinate system
2) Kinematics - Reference system, trajectories, velocity and acceleration
- Rectilinear and curvilinear motion
- Tangential and normal accelerations
3) Relative movement - Translation
- Rotation
- Components of the acceleration
4) Newton's laws - Force
- Newton’s first law – inertia
- Newton’s second law – weight
- Newton’s third law – action-reaction
- Linear momentum
- Angular momentum
- Work and energy
5) Particle system - External and internal forces
- Linear impulse. Collisions
- Centre of mass.
- Linear momentum, angular momentum, work and energy of a particle system
6) Rigid solids - Concept of rig solid. Centre of mass
- Moment of inertia
- Translation
- Rotation around a fixed axis
- Rolling motion

7) Particle statics and rigid solid statics - General equations of the equilibrium of rigid solid
- System of forces
- Stability
8) Fluid statics - Density and hydrostatic pressure
- Archimedes’ principle
- Surface tension. Capillarity
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