PHYS11182 Physics IA

Course Description

Physics as the basis of technology. Properties of matter: macroscopic and microscopic properties, fluids at rest, fluids in motion, elastic properties, electrical properties, magnetic properties. Atomic and Nuclear Physics: mass and charge of atomic particles, models of the atom, photoelectric effect, X-rays, the nucleus, nuclear stability and disintegration, radiation and matter, radiation detectors, industrial uses, radiation safety; Mechanics: rectilinear motion, statics, circular motion, rotation, angular momentum, simple harmonic motion, gravitation.

Course at a glance

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Systems
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
HECS Banding: 2
EFTSL 0.125

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