PHYS381-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Advanced Experimental Physics and Astronomy

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021

Description

Execution and write-up of selected laboratory experiments.

Pre-requisites

(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 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 15:00 - 18:00 Ernest Rutherford 313 Physics Lab
9 Aug - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 313 Physics Lab
9 Aug - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lab C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 15:00 - 18:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab (22/7-5/8)
Ernest Rutherford 313 Physics Lab (22/7-5/8)
19 Jul - 8 Aug
Lab D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 313 Physics Lab (21/7-28/7)
Civil - Mech E212 Civil Computer Lab (21/7-28/7)
19 Jul - 1 Aug
01-P2 Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00 Ernest Rutherford 313 Physics Lab (4/8)
Civil - Mech E212 Civil Computer Lab (4/8)
2 Aug - 8 Aug
Presentation A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 E9 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 1 Aug

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Adrian McDonald

Lecturer

Alex Schuddeboom

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 $910.00

International fee $4,438.00

* 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 department and colleges page .

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