The objective of the course is to introduce Particle Physics by presenting its phenomenological, theoretical and experimental grounds.
Expected learning outcomes
1. Understanding the story and movitation for the birth of Particle Physics 2. General understanding of the characteristics of the fundamental forces (electromagnetism, gravitation, weak and strong nuclear forces) 3. Comprehension of the role of symmetries and conservation laws in Particle Physics 4. Understanding of the main elements of relativistic kinematics 5. Knowledge of the subnuclear particles and their structure in terms of fundamental constituents 6. Knowledge of the classification of fundamental constituents 7. Understanding of the main features of the Electroweak Unification 8. Comprehension of the general characteristics of the Higgs mechanism 9. Knowledge of the Standard Model Lagrangian
Lesson period: First semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)