BSc/MEarthSci Earth and Planetary Sciences with an Integrated Foundation Year / Course details
Year of entry: 2021
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Course unit details:
Matter and Energy Phys 1
|Unit level||Level 1|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1|
|Offered by||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
An introduction to fundamental physical ideas with special reference to the relationship between matter and energy
The aim is to introduce fundamental physical ideas with special reference to the relationship between matter and energy.
Knowledge and Understanding:
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles with regard to topics covered.
Interpret data in diagrammatic, graphical, numerical, symbolic and verbal form.
Adapt knowledge to novel and unfamiliar situations.
Perform relevant calculations.
Transferable Skills and Personal Qualities:
Problem solving skills
Transfer and conservation of energy
Temperature and heat
Pressure in fluids
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, tutorials, drop-in sessions, private study.
- Marked coursework tests returned (usually the following week).
- Examination scripts can be viewed by arrangement at a specified date
Extensive study material (core text, exercises) is provided on Blackboard. There are no specific extra set books but suggestions for possible optional extra reading have been provided
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Assessment written exam||2|
|Independent study hours|
|David Howe||Unit coordinator|