Educational guide 2019_20
Escola de Enxeñaría Aeronáutica e do Espazo
Grao en Enxeñaría Aeroespacial
 Subjects
  Physics: Physics I
Subject Guide
IDENTIFYING DATA 2019_20
Subject Physics: Physics I Code O07G410V01103
Study programme
Grao en Enxeñaría Aeroespacial
Descriptors Total Cr. Type Year Quadmester
6 Basic education 1st 1st
Teaching language
#EnglishFriendly
Spanish
Prerequisites
Department
Coordinator
Lorenzo Gonzalez, Maria de las Nieves
E-mail nlorenzo@uvigo.es
Lecturers
Cabrera Crespo, Alejandro Jacobo
Lorenzo Gonzalez, Maria de las Nieves
Web http://aero.uvigo.es/
General description This course will provide the fundamental basis of mechanics, in particular, classical mechanics.
Mechanics is the branch of the Physics focused on the study of the behaviour of bodies at rest or moving bodies.
During the course of Physics I, the basis of classical mechanics will be studied, which will be extended in the next year in the course of Classical Mechanics.
Both basics of the kinematics and the dynamics will be addressed in this Physics I.
The kinematics is devoted to study the movement of the bodies, without considering the causes of that movement. That is, the kinematics gives answer to the question of How does a body move?. On the other hand, the dynamics is devoted to study the causes of the movement of the bodies and its evolution. That is, the dynamics, unlike the kinematics, gives answer to the question Why is this body moving?
This course is fundamental since the principles of the phenomena related with the behaviour of the bodies (at rest or moving bodies) are based on this course.
English Friendly subject: International students may request from the teachers: a) materials and bibliographic references in English, b) tutoring sessions in English, c) exams and assessments in English.
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