|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Six weeks of contact (three 4-hour sessions per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr D Hoxley
|Subject Overview:|| |
Students completing this subject will be able to:
In addition, students will enhance their ability to:
The two subjects 640-393 Laboratory Work A and 640-394 Laboratory Work B are offered sequentially. In both subjects laboratory work draws from a common pool of experiments. Practical experience is available in the following laboratories: nuclear physics, particle physics, diffraction, electronics, atomic physics, optical physics and astronomy. Workshop experience is also available; in some laboratories individual projects can be selected. 640-394 offers the possible extension to research project work.
|Assessment:||Ongoing assessment of laboratory work during the semester, consisting of laboratory participation (28%), record keeping (57%) and written reports (15%) up to a total of 9000 words.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 degree only), BASc or a combined BSc course.
The standard laboratory sequence taken by most students specialising in physics and wishing to proceed to honours-level studies in physics totals 25 points. This is usually achieved by completing 640-393 and 640-394.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science |
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Science
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