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Unit of study_

Physics 1 (Regular) - PHYS1001

Year - 2018

This unit of study is for students who gained 65 marks or better in HSC Physics or equivalent. The lecture series contains three modules on the topics of mechanics, thermal physics, and oscillations and waves.

Three 1-hour lectures, one 3-hour laboratory per week for 9 weeks and one 1-hour tutorial per week.

3 hour exam plus laboratories, assignments and mid-semester tests (100%).

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

Assumed knowledge
HSC Physics or PHYS1003 or PHYS1004 or PHYS1902 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 (MATH1X21 or MATH1931 or MATH1X01 or MATH1906) and MATH1X02 concurrently.


PHYS1002 or PHYS1901 or EDUH1017 or PHYS1903


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Physics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
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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