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Unit of study_

Physics 1 (Technological) - PHYS1003

Year - 2020

This unit of study is designed for students majoring in physical and engineering sciences and emphasis is placed on applications of physical principles to the technological world. The lecture series covers the topics of fluids, electromagnetism, and quantum physics.

Three 1-hour lectures, one 3-hour laboratory per week for 10 weeks, one 1-hour tutorial per week.

3 hour exam plus laboratories, tutorials, and assignments (100%).

Young and Freedman. University Physics with Modern Physics, Global Edition. 14th edition, Pearsons 2015. Course lab manual.

Additional information
It is recommended that PHYS1001 or PHYS1002 or PHYS1901 be completed before this unit

Assumed knowledge
HSC Physics or PHYS1001 or PHYS1002 or PHYS1901 or equivalent. Students who have not completed HSC Physics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Physics Bridging Course (offered in February). Students are also encouraged to take (MATH1X23 or MATH1933 or MATH1X03 or MATH1907) and MATH1X05 concurrently.


Recommended Co-requisites: (MATH1003 or MATH1903) and (MATH1005 or MATH1905).


PHYS1004 or PHYS1902 or PHYS1904


Faculty: Science

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Physics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Helen Johnston
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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