University of Technology Sydney

68041 Physical Aspects of Nature

6cp; 2hpw (lecture, blended learning), 2.5hpw (practical class), 2hrs per fortnight (workshop, online)
Anti-requisite(s): 68037 Physical Modelling AND 68101 Foundations of Physics AND 68201 Physics in Action


This subject provides an introduction to motion, waves and optics, thermal effects, properties of solid and fluid matter, electrical and nuclear concepts, with a view to developing an appreciation and understanding of how to describe and model the physical aspects of nature. The material is presented with particular focus on applications in the medical, biological and environmental sciences. The subject integrates, as key components, hands-on laboratory work and the analysis of experimental data.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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