Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Physics III

Code

10411

Academic unit

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Department

Departamento de Física

Credits

6.0

Teacher in charge

António Carlos Simões Paiva

Weekly hours

7

Total hours

61

Teaching language

Português

Objectives

Theoretical lectures are designed toward the understanding of laws and concepts of Physics (Electromagnetism) and their application to the resolution of real problems. In laboratory classes, emphasis is given to the experimental methods of Physics, to metrology and scientific reporting.

Prerequisites

Previous approval in the following courses: Análise Matemática I and II, A.L.G.A. and Física I.

Subject matter

  1. Electric charge
  2. Electric field
  3. Gauss law
  4. Electric potential
  5. Capacitance
  6. Current and resistance
  7. Circuits
  8. magnetic field
  9. Magnetic fiel due to currents
  10. Induction and Inductance
  11. Magnetism of matter

Bibliography

Recomended textbook:

  • "Fundamentals of Physics” de Halliday, Resnick and Walker

Other suggested textbooks:

  • “Física” de M. Alonso e E. Finn, Tradução Portuguesa
  • “Campos e Ondas Electromagnéticas” de P. Lorrain, D. Corson e F. Lorrain, Tradução Portuguesa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Teaching method

  • Lectures: Concepts, demonstration and application exercise
  • Laboratory sessions: Realization of experiments and analysis of the obtained result. The preparation of lab sessions is done through  the mandatory execution of on-line works. 
  • List of Applets for virtual demonstration and experiments.

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