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Undergraduate | USA-PHYS1019 | 2024

Introduction to Engineering Physics

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Get to know the essential physics principles for engineers. Build your problem-solving skills and quantitative analysis techniques. You’ll need physics to design and optimise engineering systems. Connect science with practical engineering applications.

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Study method
100% online
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Start dates
8 Jan 2024,
24 June 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

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Introduction to Engineering Physics

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Explain relevant physical phenomena clearly and accurately in the appropriate terminology.
    2. Relate basic laws and principles of physics to practical applications in engineering.
    3. Express well-defined relationships between physical quantities as formulae.
    4. Accurately perform calculations on a range of problem-solving exercises.
    5. Analyse, process and accurately present experimental data obtained from physics experiment simulations.
    6. Demonstrate understanding of the underlying principles in good quality physics experiment simulations.

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No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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