PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A
Lecturer(s):
Terms 1 and 2:
Online lectures
Term 3:
Weeks 1-5: Oleg Tretiakov
Weeks 7-10: Chris Tinney
Textbook:
Fundamentals of Physics (Extended) 11th ANZ Edition, Halliday, Resnick & Walker, Pub. Wiley, ISBN: 9781119561774
Wiley website link to purchase any version of the textbook: Halliday 11E ANZ edition -purchasing link
REFERENCES:
Physics Vol 1, Asia-Pacific Edition, R. Serway, J.Jewett, K. Wilson and K. Wilson, Pub. Cengage Learning, ISBN: 978-0170189309
Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 8th Edition, Serway & Jewett, Pub. Thomson.
Course Coordinator:
A. Prof. Elizabeth Angstmann (First Year Director)
Course Description :
Assumed Knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. If you have not reached this level of physics and mathematics you may wish to take PHYS1111 Fundamentals of Physics before enrolling in this course.
The syllabus of the course is available here
Course Structure:
8 hours per week:
2 x 2 hour lectures, 1 x 2 hour problem solving workshop, 1 x 2 hour laboratory period
Assessment:
ASSESSMENT | WEIGHT |
Laboratory | 20% |
Quizzes (Moodle quizzes 10% + 2 invigilated quizzes 10% each) | 30% |
End of Semester Final Examination | 50% |
TOTAL | 100% |
TERM(S) Offered:
Terms 1, 2 and 3
Co-requisites:
MATH1131 or MATH1141 or MATH1151 or MATH1011