You’ll cultivate your knowledge of basic physics principles in the study of environmental, agronomic and biological systems including familiarisation with scientific report writing, basic scientific quantities and their units.
|Available semesters||Semester 2 2023|
Please note: This course can’t be fully completed online as you will need to be on campus to complete some activities.
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify and describe the physical principles underlying a variety of phenomena in everyday situations, in nature, and in practical agricultural, horticultural and biological systems.
- Solve both qualitative and numerical problems for a variety of phenomena in everyday situations, in nature, and in practical agricultural, horticultural and biological systems.
- Explain the fundamental operation of a variety of measuring instruments and demonstrate competency in obtaining and interpreting the results.
- Analyse experimental data, present the results in both numerical and graphical form, and critically discuss the findings of an experiment.
- Establish and apply the basic principles of physics, which are fundamental to everyday phenomena.
- Be acquainted with, through exposure to various applications, a practical understanding of a wide range of measurement techniques.
- Develop good scientific report writing.
Professor Tim Clough
Department of Soil & Physical Sciences[email protected]