ADVANCED ELECTROMAGNETISM AND PLASMA PHYSICS
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students explore fundamental quantum physics and its application to understanding the electronic and thermal properties of matter. Students develop their experimental and computational skills with a range of laboratory experiments. This subject is available to postgraduate students as part of a group of electives which deepen their knowledge of physics and introduce research-related skills.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew McDonald
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Approval from the Department of Physics adviser of studies.
Incompatible subjects PHY3SCA, PHY3SCB, PHY3EPP
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew McDonald
Two 3.0 hours laboratory class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|2 oral reports on laboratory activities||3|
|2 written reports on laboratory activities (1500 words each)||7|
|3-hr end-of-semester exam (short-answer questions)||60|
|5 assignments comprising approx 5 pgs of mathematical solutions including diagrams where appropriate||20|
|Written report on a research problem (3000 words)||10|