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Unit of Study PHY10760 - Physics and Materials (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of Newton's Laws and Conservation Laws, waves and optics, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, material atomic structure, and properties of a variety of engineering materials
2 demonstrate proficiency in performing calculations to solve problems in mechanics, waves and optics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism
3 perform simple experiments to illustrate basic concepts in mechanics, waves and optics, electricity, and magnetism
4 effectively make conclusions and communicate the results of experiments through written mediums.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of Newton's Laws and Conservation Laws, waves and optics, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, material atomic structure, and properties of a variety of engineering materials
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate proficiency in performing calculations to solve problems in mechanics, waves and optics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism
    • GA4:
  3. perform simple experiments to illustrate basic concepts in mechanics, waves and optics, electricity, and magnetism
    • GA4:
  4. effectively make conclusions and communicate the results of experiments through written mediums.
    • GA6:

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