SEP122 - Physics for the Life Sciences
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Campus: 3 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 3 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.
Topics addressed in this unit are: the basis of physics concepts, energy, sound and waves, the properties of atoms, electric fields and their effects, optics and vision, thermal properties, fluid properties and mechanics. Applications in biological and medical fields are discussed.
Examination 60%, laboratory work 20%, two problem-based assignments (10% each) 20%.