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SCP1112 Waves and Electricity
Credit Points: 15
WACE Physics 3A/3B and WACE Mathematics 3C/3D
or equivalent
This unit develops a broad understanding of electric and magnetic phenomena. Coulombs Law, electric fields, Gauss's law, electric potential and capacitance are covered in the electrostatics section. The magnetism and electromagnetism section explores sources of magnetic fields, Ampere's Law and Faraday's Law. This leads to Maxwell's equations as a complete description of electromagnetic phenomena. Electric circuits involving resistors, capacitors and inductors are also studied.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G60Bachelor of Science (Applied and Analytical Chemistry)
SMSCIPPhysical Sciences 10 Unit Supporting Major
MAAACFPhysical Sciences Major
MAAAEFPhysics Major
MIAAEFPhysics Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011