Physics 133

Module code PHY 133
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Heat: temperature and scales, the kinetic molecular model, work, energy and heat, calorimetry, specific heat, expansion, heat transfer. Measurements: SI-units, measuring error and uncertainty, (graphs), significant figures, mathematical modelling. Geometrical optics: reflection, refraction, dispersion, mirrors, thin lenses, instruments.

Module credits 8.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Prerequisites As for BSc Four-year programme
Contact time MAMELODI, 2 practicals per week, 2 lectures per week, Foundation Course, 2 discussion classes per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Physics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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