Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Vicenza)

Propaedeutic physical and biological sciences - FISICA APPLICATA

Course code
4S01837
Name of lecturer
Davide Conte
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VICENZA
Period
FISIO VI 1^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 15, 2018 al Dec 21, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To understand the fundamental concepts of Mechanics in order to be able to describe and analyze
a body movement (tipically the human body) in terms of its kinematics and kinetics behaviour.

Syllabus

INTRODUCTION
examples, measurement units

POINT KINEMATICS
position, displacement, velocity, acceleration
linear motion, circular motion
vectors
POINT KINETICS
Forces, Newton's laws
Power, work, kinetic energy, potential energy, mechanical energy
Conservative and not-conservative forces
examples

ROTATIONAL DYNAMICS AND EQUILIBRIUM
rigid body definition, translation and rotation
Moment of Inertia
Torques
Static equilibrium of a rigid body
examples

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Walker James S FISICA - MECCANICA (Edizione 1) Zanichelli 2004 8808076814
Halliday D., Resnick R., Walker J. Fondamenti di FISICA (Edizione 4) Casa Editrice Ambrosiana 2001 8840809651

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with questions about theoric concepts and exercises. An optional oral discussion might be required by the lecturer if necessary.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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