ASTR381-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Advanced Experiments in Physics and Astronomy

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023

Description

Execution and write-up of selected laboratory experiments.

Prerequisites

(1) PHYS285; (2) 30 points from PHYS201-206 including either PHYS202 or PHYS205). (3) MATH103 or EMTH119 or MATH201. RP: MATH201

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Jack Erskine 441
7 Aug - 13 Aug
18 Sep - 24 Sep
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 313 Physics Lab
17 Jul - 6 Aug
02 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
17 Jul - 6 Aug
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 313 Physics Lab
7 Aug - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
02 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
7 Aug - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Lecturer

Adrian McDonald

Assessment

The course is marked out of 120 (assessment breakdown above is as %), which you can think of as 10 marks per week for 12 weeks.  

65 marks for submitted reports and subsidiary files for experiments as listed in the Choice of Experiments section of the course outline.

15 marks for oral presentation of a project you have undertaken, in the middle of Term 4.

40 marks for a formal report in the style of a scientific paper on the project.  This is due at the end of Term 4.

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences on the departments and faculties page .

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