PHYS501 – Physics for Applied Science
Physics for Applied Science
This module is designed to introduce fundamental physical principles, how they are described mathematically, and their applications in other sciences.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- Describe principles of physics in the following fields: mechanics, fluids, temperature and heat.
Explain the application of physical concepts to practical problems. Apply mathematical techniques to solve problems related to applications of technology
Demonstrate the ability to learn about technological developments through self-directed study.
Demonstrate the application of physical concepts through laboratory experiments or simulations
- -Introduction, Measurement, Estimating
-Describing Motion: Kinematics in one dimension
-Kinematics in two dimensions; vectors
-Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion
-Work and Energy
-Temperature and Kinetic Theory
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Learning will be facilitated using a range of teaching and learning methods, which may include:
Practical - laboratory; practical or workshop sessions and activities; demonstrations
Theory - includes web-supported tutor facilitated/directed presentations; lectures and tutorials; group activities; peer presentations and review; group/individual research; online learning activities; case studies; guest speakers
- Assessment Criteria
- Portfolio of Evidence100