Level 3 Physics

13PHY
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Tsai

Recommended Prior Learning

Two external passes at Level 2 Physics or HOF approval.


Physics is the study of the physical world around us, including motion of objects, forces, gravity, and electromagnetism. Knowledge of Physics is a requirement for entry to university courses in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Structural, Civil, and Electrical), Architectural Design, and Surveying. 

Course Description:

  • Experimental Methods: Measurement and analysis of physical systems. Accuracy and reliability of data.
  • Mechanical System: Translational, Rotational, and Simple Harmonic Motion.
  • Electrical Systems: Direct Current electricity, Electromagnetic Induction, Capacitors, and Alternating Current electricity.
  • Wave Systems: Standing Waves, Interference Patterns, and the Doppler Effect.  
  • Atom, Photons, and Nuclei: An Introduction to Quantum Physics and Relativity.

Faculties:

Science