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PHYSICS 1200ND - Physics IB

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: PHYSICS 1100 - other students may apply to Head of Physics for exemption
Co-Requisite: MATHS 1012 - students may be permitted to enrol in Physics IB concurrently with MATHS 1011 on application to Head of Discipline
Assumed Knowledge: MATHS 1011 or MATHS 1013
Incompatible: PHYSICS 1201
Assessment: Written exam, workshop preparation, practical work & In-Semester tests
Syllabus:

This calculus-based course completes the Level I sequence for a major in physics, and also provides a quantitative understanding of physics concepts applicable in biological and geological sciences and in Engineering. Rigid body mechanics: centre of mass, rotational motion, torque, angular momentum, equilibrium, oscillations Waves and Optics: transverse and longitudinal waves, superposition, interference, standing waves, Fourier decomposition, Fermat's principle, geometric optics, physical optics, interference, Michelson interferometers, thin film interference, diffraction, resolution of telescopes. Relativity and Quantum Physics: kinematics, time dilation, length contraction, Lorentz transformations, transformation of velocities, relativistic momentum and energy, X-rays as waves and photons, photoelectric and Compton effects, pair production, de Broglie waves, uncertainty principle, the quantum mechanical wave function. Practical problem solving.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


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 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23145 LE01 175 148 25 Jul - 12 Sep Monday 2pm - 3pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 11am - 12pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
3 Oct - 24 Oct Monday 2pm - 3pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 11am - 12pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23146 PR04 30 3 28 Jul - 28 Jul Thursday 2pm - 3pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
11 Aug - 11 Aug Thursday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
25 Aug - 25 Aug Thursday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
8 Sep - 8 Sep Thursday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
6 Oct - 6 Oct Thursday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
20 Oct - 20 Oct Thursday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23147 WR06 20 12 4 Aug - 15 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Thursday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
23308 WR05 20 1 28 Jul - 15 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Thursday 10am - 11am Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room