Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

Schools

Biomedical Sciences School, Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3L1T<3P

Incompatible

PHYS1170 or (a pass in PHYS1001 or PHYS1002)

Restricted

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (including BE and duals) students who have successfully completed High School Yr12 Physics (or equivalent) are not permitted to enrol in this course.

Assessment methods

Examination, assignments, laboratory practicals.

Course coordinator

Dr Margaret Wegener (m.wegener@uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

Introductory mechanics, Newtonian dynamics, projectile motion, work & energy, elastic properties of solids, fluids, heat, electromagnetic radiation, radiation physics, dc. electricity, bioelectric effects. Special lectures on biophysical applications including biomedical instrumentation, lasers in dentistry and medicine. Laboratory experiments.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 Malaysia Off-Shore Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 Malaysia Off-Shore Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 Malaysia Off-Shore Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile