PHYS1121 Physics 1A and PHYS1221 Physics 1B


Introduction

Physics 1A and Physics 1B are 6UC 'companion' courses giving an in-depth treatment of mechanics, thermal physics, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics and matter. The courses each comprise formal class time totalling 6 hours per week: 3 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour problem solving class, 1 x 2 hour laboratory period.

• PHYS1121 Physics 1A (Session 1)

PHYS1121 Moodle Course

Timetable
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  • Course Lecturers for Lecture Streams A & B (PHYS1121, PHYS1131, PHYS1141 Combined)
    Prof. Joe Wolfe (Weeks 1-6)
    Dr. Elilzabeth Angstmann (Weeks 7-12)


  • Course Lecturers for Lecture Stream C & D (PHYS1121, PHYS1131 & PHYS1141 Combined)
    Prof. Michael Burton (Weeks 1-6)
    Dr. Robert Wittenmyer (Weeks 7-12)


• PHYS1121 Physics 1A (Session 2 Start)

PHYS1121 Moodle Course

Timetable
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  • Course Lecturers
    Prof. John Webb (Weeks 1-6)

    Dr. Yvonne Wong (Weeks 7-12)


• PHYS1221 Physics 1B (Session 2) (also offered in Summer Session)

PHYS1221 Moodle Course

Timetable
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  • Course Lecturers
    A/Prof Adam Micolich (Weeks 1-6)
    Dr. Dimitrie Culcer (Weeks 7-12)

COURSE TEXT :

Fundamentals of Physics (Extended) 10th Edition, Halliday, Resnick & Walker, Pub. Wiley, ISBN: 9781118730232

Wiley website link to purchase any version of the textbook: http://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/fundamentals-of-physics-10th-edition/


REFERENCES:

Physics Vol 1, Asia-Pacific Edition, R. Serway, J.Jewett, K. Wilson and K. Wilson, Pub. Cengage Learning, ISBN: 978-0170189309
Physics Vol 2, Asia-Pacific Edition, R. Serway, J.Jewett, K. Wilson and K. Wilson, Pub. Cengage Learning, ISBN: 978-0170189408
Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 8th Edition, Serway & Jewett, Pub. Thomson.
Experimental Methods L. Kirkup, Pub. Wiley; this book may be helpful for the lab work but is not essential.
Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Paul A. Tipler, 4th Ed. or later, ISBN: 1-57259-673-2


If you fail Physics 1A or Physics 1B?

Physics 1A and Physics 1B are also offered in Session 2 and Summer Session respectively. If you fail in Physics IA (in Session 1) or Physics IB (in Session 2) you may be permitted to enrol again (at the discretion of the First Year Unit) to re-take these courses.