Bachelor & Master

List of lectures given by SPC lecturers:

Liste of Lectures – Bachelor

  • Advanced physics I (mechanics)

    (Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

    Section of Physics, Bachelor semester 1
    Teachers : Ricci Paolo.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Computational physics I

    Formulate and solve physics problems using simple numerical methods. Understand advantages and limitations of these methods (stability, convergence). Illustrate various physics subjects from other courses.

    Section of Physics, Bachelor semester 3
    Teachers : Villard Laurent.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Computational physics II

    Formulate and solve physics problems using numerical methods of moderate complexity. Understand the advantages and limitations of these methods (stability, convergence). Illustrate various physics subjects from other courses.

    Section of Physics, Bachelor semester 4
    Teachers : Villard Laurent.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • General physics : electromagnetism

    The topics covered by the course are concepts of electromagnetism and electromagnetic waves.

    Section of Life Sciences Engineering, Bachelor semester 3
    Teachers : Fasoli Ambrogio.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • General physics : fluids and electromagnetism

    The course covers two important chapters of physics: physics of fluids and electromagnetism. An introduction to the physics of waves will be given in order to study the solutions of the equations of hydrodynamics and Maxwell's equations.

    Section of Mathematics, Bachelor semester 2
    Teachers : Theiler Christian Gabriel.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • General physics : mechanics

    (Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

    Section of Civil Engineering, Bachelor semester 1
    Section of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Bachelor semester 1
    Teachers : Hogge Jean-Philippe.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • General physics : thermodynamics

    Provide the student with the basic notions that will allow him or her to have a better understanding of physical phenomena, such as the mechanic of point masses. Acquire the capacity to analyze quantitatively the consequences of these effects with appropriate theoretical tools.

    Section of Life Sciences Engineering, Bachelor semester 2
    Teachers : Furno Ivo.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Global issues: energy A

    This course offers an overview of global issues related to energy: basic concepts, needs and resources, societal and political implications. The combination of scientific and SHS approaches will provide the students with quantitative tools as well as an overall vision of the issue.

    Humanities and Social Sciences Program, Bachelor semester 2
    Teachers : Fasoli Ambrogio. Furno Ivo.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Mathematical methods for physicists

    (Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

    Section of Physics, Bachelor semester 4
    Teachers : Brunner Stephan. Graves Jonathan.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Plasma physics I

    (Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

    Section of Physics, Bachelor semester 6
    Teachers : Alberti Stefano.
    Language : french
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • List of Lectures – Master

  • Nonlinear dynamics, chaos and complex systems

    (Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

    Section of Physics, Master semester 1
    Section of Physics, Master semester 3
    Teachers : Ricci Paolo.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Nuclear fusion and plasma physics

    The goal of the course is to provide the physics and technology basis for controlled fusion research, from the main elements of plasma physics to the reactor concepts.

    Section of Electrical and Electronical Engineering, Master semester 1
    Section of Physics, Master semester 1
    Section of Physics, Master semester 3
    Teachers : Fasoli Ambrogio.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Plasma physics II

    Following an introduction of the main plasma properties, the fundamental concepts of the fluid and kinetic theory of plasmas are introduced. Applications concerning laboratory, space, and astrophysical plasmas are discussed throughout the course.

    Section of Physics, Master semester 1
    Section of Physics, Master semester 3
    Teachers : Theiler Christian Gabriel.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2020-2021


  • Plasma physics III

    This course completes the knowledge in plasma physics that students have acquired in the previous two courses, with a discussion of different applications, in the fields of controlled fusion and magnetic confinement, astrophysical and space plasmas, and societal and industrial applications.

    Section of Physics, Master semester 2
    Section of Physics, Master semester 4
    Teachers : Reimerdes Holger.
    Language : english
    Academic term : 2020-2021