TRNS008-23SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2023 start

Fundamentals of Physics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 2 January 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 8 January 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 January 2023

Description

The course covers basic concepts in the areas of Mechanics, Electricity, and Magnetism, preparing students for 100-level Physical Science courses. The course provides experience in theoretical and practical Physics, develops relevant practical and reporting skills, and helps students develop the skills and attitudes necessary for successful problem solving, investigation, and enquiry in Physics. The course will help students develop an appreciation of Physics as a human activity with applications and technological developments relevant to the lives of everyday people.

Prerequisites

Restrictions

FOUN060, BRDG024

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 225
9 Jan - 12 Feb
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 101
9 Jan - 12 Feb
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 121
2 Jan - 12 Feb
Lab C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 Jack Erskine 446
2 Jan - 12 Feb
Workshop D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Ernest Rutherford 312 Physics Lab
2 Jan - 12 Feb

Course Coordinator

For further information see Student Transitions and Engagement on the departments and faculties page

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Homework Questions 15% Weekly
Mechanics Test 25% Week 3
Lab Reports (Draft) 5% Week 4
Lab Report (Final) 10% Week 6
Lab Workbooks 5% Weekly
Final Test 40% Week 6

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* 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.

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