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PH1007 - Fundamental Physics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Engineering

Modern Physics: Nuclear Physics, Atomic Physics and early Quantum Physics. Fluids. Circuits. Physics of energy generation: Concepts behind various forms of energy generation including Nuclear Power, and some renewable power generation methods are covered.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to apply knowledge to problem solving at an appropriate level;
  • laboratory and practical problem solving skills;
  • understanding of the content material.
Prerequisites: ((Maths B or equivalent or MA1020) and PH1005) or (Physics and Maths C)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PH1006

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Mr John Daicopoulos.
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Laboratory
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); laboratory (25%); assignments (15%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Mr John Daicopoulos.
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Laboratory
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); laboratory (25%); assignments (15%).

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.