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KL 158Z
THE PHYSICAL UNIVERSE B
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Middleton

Pre-requisite(s): KL 107W

The course will continue from KL108W Physical Universe A and develop ideas of rotational mechanics including moments of inertia, before going on to explore radiation, types of radiation and radioactivity. Some discussion of topical related issues will also be included. The Electricity and Magnetism component of the course will follow conventional lines for this level, exploring the laws of how charges interact through electrostatic and magnetic forces, how emf may be induced, the operation of capacitors and inductors. Practical sessions will mirror the theoretical content.

2 x one hour recorded lectures uploaded to MyAberdeen per week, and an intensive practical weekend.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour exam (70%), Continuous assessment (tutorials) (15%), Continuous assessment (practicals) (15%).

Resit: 1 two-hour exam (70%), Continuous assessment (tutorials) (15%), Continuous assessment (practials) (15%).