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PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2021 Semester One (1213)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
1627

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
1628

PHYSICS 140

: Digital Fundamentals
2020 Semester One (1203)
An introduction to the physical basis of modern computing for Computer Science students and anyone with an interest in modern Information Technology. Key topics are Boolean Algebra, logic circuits, and digital information processing. Hands-on laboratory work is a key component of the course. No prior electronics or programming knowledge is assumed.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 219, 243
1629

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
1630

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
1631

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
1632

PHYSICS 160

: Physics for the Life Sciences
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Designed for students intending to advance in the biomedical and life sciences, this course is focused on physical principles relevant to biological systems. Key topics are motion, waves, thermal physics, electricity and instrumentation. The course is primarily algebra-based and includes lectures, laboratories and tutorials. Recommended preparation is NCEA Level 2 Physics and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Subject: Physics
Restriction: PHYSICS 120
1633

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2023 Semester One (1233)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
1634

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2022 Semester One (1223)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150, 160 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
1635

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2021 Semester One (1213)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
1636

PHYSICS 201

: Classical and Thermal Physics
2020 Semester One (1203)
Classical mechanics and thermal physics. Key topics are linear and rotational motion in three dimensions, fluids, oscillations and mechanical waves, and the laws of thermodynamics. The course will cover both fundamental principles and applied topics, such as planetary dynamics and spacecraft navigation, ultrasound, atmospheric physics and materials science.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 230, 231
1637

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
1638

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
1639

PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
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PHYSICS 202

: Electromagnetism
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Key topics are electric and magnetic fields, the generation of magnetic fields by currents, the derivation of Maxwell’s equations, the interpretation of light as an electromagnetic wave and polarisation. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including fibre optics, LEDs, physical optics and interferometers are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 260, 261
1641

PHYSICS 203

: Relativity and Quantum Physics
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Special relativity, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Key topics are the Lorentz transformation, mass-energy equivalence, the Schrödinger equation in one dimension, the hydrogen atom, atomic and molecular bonds, isotopes and radioactivity. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including isotope production, nuclear medicine, and dosimetry are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 250, 251
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PHYSICS 203

: Relativity and Quantum Physics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Special relativity, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Key topics are the Lorentz transformation, mass-energy equivalence, the Schrödinger equation in one dimension, the hydrogen atom, atomic and molecular bonds, isotopes and radioactivity. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including isotope production, nuclear medicine, and dosimetry are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 130, 208, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 250, 251
1643

PHYSICS 203

: Relativity and Quantum Physics
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Special relativity, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Key topics are the Lorentz transformation, mass-energy equivalence, the Schrödinger equation in one dimension, the hydrogen atom, atomic and molecular bonds, isotopes and radioactivity. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including isotope production, nuclear medicine, and dosimetry are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 250, 251
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PHYSICS 203

: Relativity and Quantum Physics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Special relativity, quantum mechanics and nuclear physics. Key topics are the Lorentz transformation, mass-energy equivalence, the Schrödinger equation in one dimension, the hydrogen atom, atomic and molecular bonds, isotopes and radioactivity. Both fundamental principles and applied topics, including isotope production, nuclear medicine, and dosimetry are covered.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
Restriction: PHYSICS 250, 251
1645

PHYSICS 244

: Electronics and Imaging
2023 Semester One (1233)
Provides students with skills in electronics and imaging technologies that will support future work in technology-focused careers, experimental science, medical physics, and photonics. Key topics include networks, resonance, amplifiers, semiconductors, Fourier analysis, imaging systems, MRI systems and biomedical imaging.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 160 and 15 points from ENGGEN 150, ENGSCI 111, MATHS 108, 110, 120, 130, 150
Restriction: PHYSICS 240
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PHYSICS 244

: Electronics and Imaging
2022 Semester One (1223)
Provides students with skills in electronics and imaging technologies that will support future work in technology-focused careers, experimental science, medical physics, and photonics. Key topics include networks, resonance, amplifiers, semiconductors, Fourier analysis, imaging systems, MRI systems and biomedical imaging.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 160 and 15 points from ENGGEN 150, ENGSCI 111, MATHS 108, 110, 120, 130, 150
Restriction: PHYSICS 240
1647

PHYSICS 244

: Electronics and Imaging
2021 Semester One (1213)
Provides students with skills in electronics and imaging technologies that will support future work in technology-focused careers, experimental science, medical physics, and photonics. Key topics include networks, resonance, amplifiers, semiconductors, Fourier analysis, imaging systems, MRI systems and biomedical imaging.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 160 and 15 points from ENGGEN 150, ENGSCI 111, MATHS 108, 110, 120, 130, 150
Restriction: PHYSICS 240
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PHYSICS 244

: Electronics and Imaging
2020 Semester One (1203)
Provides students with skills in electronics and imaging technologies that will support future work in technology-focused careers, experimental science, medical physics, and photonics. Key topics include networks, resonance, amplifiers, semiconductors, Fourier analysis, imaging systems, MRI systems and biomedical imaging.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 120, 121, 160 and 15 points from ENGGEN 150, ENGSCI 111, MATHS 108, 110, 120, 130, 150
Restriction: PHYSICS 240
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PHYSICS 245

: Frontiers of Physics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Surveys the research frontier in physics and astrophysics. Topics will be drawn from gravitational wave detection and black holes, searches for extrasolar planets, complexity theory and networks, lasers and frequency combs, Bose-Einstein condensates, Bell’s Theorem and quantum technology.
Subject: Physics
Prerequisite: 15 points from PHYSICS 121, 150 and 15 points from ENGSCI 211, MATHS 208, 250, PHYSICS 211
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PHYSICS 309

: Special Study
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Directed study on a topic or topics approved by the Academic Head or nominee.
Subject: Physics
No pre-requisites or restrictions