Module Identifier PH25520  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Dr Tudor E Jenkins  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Dr Sian A Jones  
Pre-Requisite Core Physics Modules at Level 1  
Co-Requisite PH24010  
Course delivery Practical   96 Hours Laboratory. 22 laboratory classes (4 hours each)  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Course Work: Laboratory Diary  50%
Semester Assessment Course Work: Formal Reports Deadlines: 1st Formal Report - Week 5 2nd Formal Report -Week 1140%
Semester Assessment Oral Presentation  10%

Learning outcomes

After taking this module students should:

Brief description

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


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.


This module is at CQFW Level 5