PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A
Weeks 1-6: Professor Joe Wolfe
Weeks 7-12: Professor Alex Hamilton
Weeks 1-6: Professor John Webb
Weeks 7-9: Professor Paul Curmi
Weeks 10-12: Dr. Dennis Stello
Fundamentals of Physics (Extended) 10th Edition, Halliday, Resnick & Walker, Pub. Wiley, ISBN: 9781118730232
Wiley website link to purchase any version of the textbook: http://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/fundamentals-of-physics-10th-edition/
Physics Vol 1, Asia-Pacific Edition, R. Serway, J.Jewett, K. Wilson and K. Wilson, Pub. Cengage Learning, ISBN: 978-0170189309
Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 8th Edition, Serway & Jewett, Pub. Thomson.
Dr Elizabeth Angstmann (First Year Director)
Course Description :
Assumed Knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. If you have not reached this level of physics and mathematics you may wish to take PHYS1111 Fundamentals of Physics before enrolling in this course.
The syllabus of the course is available here
6 hours per week:
3 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour problem solving workshop, 1 x 2 hour laboratory period
Quizzes (Moodle quizzes 10% + 2 invigilated quizzes 10% each)
End of Semester Final Examination
Semester 1 and Semester 2
In UNSW3+ (2019) this course will be offered in Terms 1, 2 and 3 (T1, T2 & T3).
MATH1131 or MATH1141 or MATH1151
Laboratory Exemption for Repeating Students:
If you are a repeating student you may apply for a laboratory exemption. Your previous lab grade will determine whether you qualify for a laboratory exemption; you need a mark of 15/20 or above.
To apply for laboratory exemption please complete and submit the form online: Lab Exemption form for the Repeating Students.