PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A and PHYS1231 Higher Physics 1B

Introduction

Higher Physics 1A and Higher Physics 1B are single-session 6UC 'companion' courses developed primarily for first year Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Renewable Energy, Photovoltaics Engineering and Advanced Science students, as well as Double Degree students.

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.

• PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A (Session 1)

PHYS1131 Moodle Course

Timetable

Refer to Lecture Times

  • Course Lecturers for Lecture Stream A & B (PHYS1121, PHYS1131 & PHYS1141 Combined)
    Prof. Joe Wolfe (Weeks 1-6) Lecturer's Course Page
    Dr. Elizabeth 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)


• PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A (Session 2 start)

PHYS1131 Moodle Course

Timetable
Refer to Lecture Time

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

    Dr. Duncan Wright (Weeks 7-12)


• PHYS1231 Higher Physics 1B (Session 2) (also offered in Summer Session)

PHYS1231 Moodle Course

Timetable

Refer to Lecture Times

  • 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 Higher Physics 1A or Higher Physics 1B?

Higher Physics 1A and Higher Physics 1B are also offered in Session 2 and Summer Session respectively. If you fail in Higher Physics IA (in Session 1) or Higher 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.