Module Identifier PX35520  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Tudor Jenkins  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Other staff Mr Clive Willson, Dr James Whiteway  
Pre-Requisite Core Physics Modules at Level 1  
Course delivery Laboratory   96 Hours 24 laboratory classes (4 hours each)  
Assessment Course work   FORTRAN (formal reports)   40%  
  Course work   Laboratory diary   60%  
  Course work   Formal reports Coursework Deadlines (by week of semester): 1st Formal report Week 5 (approx) 2nd Formal report Week 12   35%  

Module description

A range of experiments, including PC simulations in astrophysics and astronomy, will be undertaken. Emphasis will be place don the maintenance of laboratory diaries and report writing. Students will be expected to use ideas on error analysis presented in the parallel module PH24010.

Module objectives / Learning outcomes

After taking this module students should:

Outline syllabus

Students will be required to undertake practical experiments on a range of topics.

Reading Lists

A small library of appropriate books is kept in the Part 2 Laboratory..