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Advanced Physics I - PHYS188

This full-year unit is the first component of the Advanced Science degrees in Physics and Astronomy, and offers accelerated learning via lectures, discussions, homework, and literature-based research projects in a variety of areas of physics including: classical mechanics and astronomy. Topics include: the simple harmonic oscillator, coupled oscillators, Lagrangian methods with constrained and unconstrained systems, orbital mechanics, angular momentum and rotational stability, and non-inertial reference frames. Students are also expected to observe and participate in various activities closely associated with physics and astronomy research activities.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

FY1 Day - Sessions 1 and 2, February to November, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Alexei Gilchrist

Admission to BAdvSc Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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