General Physics for Engineers - PHYSC100 (2021)

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 jumpstart@waikato.ac.nz.

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 for General Physics for Engineers (PHYSC100)

DayStartEndRoomDates
Mon12:00 PM1:00 PMK.G.07Mar 1 - Jun 6
Tue12:00 PM1:00 PMK.G.07Mar 1 - Jun 6
Fri2:00 PM3:00 PMK.G.11Mar 1 - Jun 6

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
Visit the online timetable for PHYSC100 for more details


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 October 2020 11:20am
Indicative fees current as of : 16 October 2020 12:49pm

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