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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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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 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12303 LE01 50 21 1 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 1pm - 2pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 11am - 12pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
26 Apr - 7 Jun Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
28 Apr - 9 Jun Thursday 1pm - 2pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 10 Jun Friday 11am - 12pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11887 WR08 20 3 10 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 9 Jun Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG24, Teaching Room
12499 WR07 12 FULL 10 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 9 Jun Thursday 12pm - 1pm Lower Napier, LG23, Teaching Room
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12305 PR08 30 1 23 Mar - 23 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
6 Apr - 6 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
4 May - 4 May Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
18 May - 18 May Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory
1 Jun - 1 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 5pm The Braggs, 450, Laboratory