2005/06 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
PHYS2180 Physics in Review 1
10 creditsClass Size: 100
Module manager: Dr A M Voice
Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable
Year running 2005/06
Pre-requisite qualificationsCompletion of Level 1 core physics or equivalents
This module is approved as an Elective
ObjectivesThe aims of this module are:
- to reinforce students' knowledge of core material from level 1; and
- to develop students' ability to solve problems in physics.
Analytical problem solving.Analytical problem solving.
The course booklet consists of a description of a systematic approach to problem solving and selection of problems grouped by topic. The general level and coverage of the problems in the booklet is consistent with the recommended book below. Students are required to work through the set problems both in exercise classes and in their own time. The students will receive assistance in their development as problem solvers during the exercise classes. They will be expected to produce their own list of useful formulae for use during continuous assessment tests and the final exam. 40% of the final exam will consist of questions taken from the course booklet with the remaining 60% consisting of previously unseen questions.
Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for informationDemonstrated exercise classes: 10 x 1 hour.
Private studyPrivate study working through problems: 90 hours.
Opportunities for Formative Feedback3 mini-tests.
Methods of assessment
Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information1 x 2 hour written examination at the end of the semester: 70% (formula sheet allowed);
Continuous assessment (3 mini tests): 30% (formula sheet allowed).
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 19/04/2005
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