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PH1005 - Advanced Stream Physics 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This calculus-based subject covers topics in mechanics which forms the basis for further studies in engineering (statics and dynamics) as well as physics. This subject will cover experimental data analysis, vectors, kinematics, projectile motion, Newtonian mechanics, kinetic energy, potential energy and work, conservation of energy, centre-of-mass and momentum, conservation of momentum for systems of particles, rotational kinematics and dynamics.

Learning Outcomes

  • translate, comprehend, or interpret the information in a word problem while deciding on the relevant principles and diagrams necessary to solve fundamental problems in mechanics;
  • select, identify, and use the appropriate data and physics principles to complete a problem or task, including the manipulation of mathematical entities to solve fundamental problems in mechanics;
  • recognize information, concepts, and principles of fundamental mechanics, including the correct use of physics terminology and definitions;
  • integrate and analyse experimental data using mathematical techniques in order to interpret experimental or observational data.
Prerequisites: Maths B or MA1020 or MA1000 or MA1008. Allow concurrent for MA1000 and MA1008
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PH1011 EG1001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 48
Census Date 21-Nov-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (20%); online quizzes (10%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr John Daicopoulos
Lecturers: Mr John Daicopoulos, Assoc. Professor Daniel Kosov, Professor Ronald White, Dr Scott Heron.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (20%); online quizzes (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Jeremy Gordon.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (20%); assignments (20%); online quizzes (10%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.