PHYSC100

General Physics for Engineers

This paper provides an introduction to the core ideas in physics. Topics covered include kinematics, mechanics, fluids, electric and magnetic forces and fields, electric circuits, optics, modern physics and relativity, taught in a problem solving context.

This paper provides an introduction to the core ideas in physics. Topics covered include kinematics, mechanics, fluids, electric and magnetic forces and fields, electric circuits, optics, modern physics and relativity, taught in a problem solving context.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): 14 credits at Level 2 in NCEA Mathematics or Physics, or a minimum of 8 credits at Level 3 in NCEA across Mathematics and/or Physics
Internal assessment / examination: 50:50
Restriction(s): PHYS100, APHYS111

Note: Students must gain a minimum of 40% on the final exam in order to receive a clear pass on this paper. Students who do not achieve this will receive an RP grade.

The 21X occurrence of this paper is exclusively for Jump Start students. Please refer to the Jump Start webpage for more information or contact [email protected]

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21A (HAM)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Hamilton
21H (HAM)H Teaching period : 4 Jan 2021 - 21 Feb 2021 Hamilton
21X (HAM)X Teaching period : 11 Jan 2021 - 21 Feb 2021 Hamilton

PHYSC100-21H (HAM) have been cancelled. Please contact the School or Faculty Office for more information.


Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2021 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for PHYSC100. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Applied Physics | Engineering | Science | Software Engineering

Other available years: General Physics for Engineers - PHYSC100 (2020) , General Physics - PHYSC100 (2019) , General Physics - PHYSC100 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 23 September 2020 12:13pm
Indicative fees current as of : 4 June 2020 3:25pm

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