Basic Physics

Dr. Wayne Rowlands, Swinburne University of Technology

Learn some basic principles of physics that help you understand how the world around you works.

In our highly technological society, it is useful to have a basic understanding of the how and why the world works the way it does: that’s what physics is all about. It also involves a touch of history, a bit of mathematics, and many everyday examples. Before starting this course, you are recommended to have the following equivalent mathematical knowledge: • Calculus • Elementary statistics • Trigonometry • Sine and Cosine graphs • Algebra Physics is concerned with every aspect of our universe, and in Basic Physics you will explore 4 main areas: Motion, Waves & Sound, Electricity & Magnetism, and Light. You will gain some valuable insight into these topics, and be able to make simple calculations and predictions.

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  • 7 January 2019, 4 weeks
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