68041 Physical Aspects of Nature6cp; Forms of attendance in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. There may also have been changes to the assessment requirements. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes may be published in an Addendum to the Subject Outline which is available through your LMS (Blackboard or Canvas).
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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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125