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PX 1513
THE PHYSICAL UNIVERSE B
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: To be confirmed

Pre-requisite(s): SCE H in Mathematics and Physics, or equivalent.

The course will continue from the Physical Universe A and develop ideas of rotational mechanics including moments of inertia, before going on to expore 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 interect through electorstatic and magnetic forces, how emf may be induced, the operation of capacitors and inductors. Practical sessions will mirror the theoretical content.

2 one-hour lectures per week,  1 one-hour tutorials per week. 3 three-hour practicals.

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%).