Physics 1A: Mechanics, Waves and Thermodynamics - ZPEM1501

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZPEM1501 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5.5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Students will be introduced to the physics that underpins many science and engineering disciplines. The course syllabus includes the discussion of motion, forces, energy, oscillations, waves, temperature, heat and entropy. The course includes a laboratory program relating to and supplementing the lecture material.
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