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PH3101   Physics Laboratory 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm Mon and 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm Thu

The aims of the module are (i) to familiarise students with a wide variety of experimental techniques and equipment, and (ii) to instill an appreciation of the significance of experiments and their results. The module consists of sub-modules on subjects such as solid state physics, lasers, interfacing, and signal processing and related topics.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PH2012 and ( pass MT2501 and pass MT2503 )

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 x 3.5-hour laboratories.

Scheduled learning hours: 72

Guided independent study hours: 78

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: No Re-assessment available - laboratory based

Additional information from school

Please see also the information in the School¿s Handbook for Honours modules available via https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/physics/staff_students/timetables.php This link also gives access to timetables for the modules.

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr C F Rae
Module teaching staff: Dr C Rae and others