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PHYSICS 1100ND - Physics IA

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7 hours per week
Restriction: Available to students in BSc (Space Science & Astrophysics) & Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in High Performance Computational Physics only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: SACE Stage 2 Physics, Math. Methods (formerly Math. Studies), Specialist Maths - high achieving students without Specialist Maths may be granted exemption on application to Head of Physics
Co-Requisite: MATHS 1011 - students may be permitted to enrol in Physics IA concurrently with MATHS 1013 on application to Head of Physics
Incompatible: PHYSICS 1101, PHYSICS 1008, PHYSICS 1501, PHYSICS 1508 & PHYSICS 1510
Assessment: Written exam, workshop preparation, practical work & In-Semester tests
Syllabus:

This calculus-based course is the foundation for a major in physics, and also provides a quantitative understanding of physics concepts applicable in biological and geological sciences, and in Engineering. Measurement and uncertainties. Particle mechanics: Newton's law of motion, gravitation, work, energy, conservative forces, momentum, collisions. Thermal physics: heat, temperature, internal energy, kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamic processes. Electricity and magnetism: charge and current, electric field, Ohm's Law, DC circuits, Coulomb and Gauss' laws, electrostatics, capacitance, magnetic field, Ampere and Faraday's laws, inductance, LC circuits. Practical problem solving.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 2 $1,169 Band 2 $1,169 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11995 LE01 40 3 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
7 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 2pm - 3pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
8 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 10am - 11am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
30 Apr - 11 Jun Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
2 May - 13 Jun Thursday 2pm - 3pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
3 May - 14 Jun Friday 10am - 11am Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11603 WR01 25 FULL 14 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
2 May - 13 Jun Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
19068 WR02 15 4 14 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
2 May - 13 Jun Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11996 PR07 15 5 20 Mar - 20 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
3 Apr - 3 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
1 May - 1 May Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
15 May - 15 May Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
29 May - 29 May Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
11997 PR08 30 3 27 Mar - 27 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
10 Apr - 10 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
8 May - 8 May Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
22 May - 22 May Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
5 Jun - 5 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory