Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

4 Contact hours

Incompatible

PHYS7072

Prerequisite

PHYS2810 + (PHYS2041 or 2090)

Assessment methods

50% assignments & 50% end of semester exam

Course coordinator

Dr Taras Plakhotnik (taras@physics.uq.edu.au)

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

(offered in odd years only) Techniques of experimental design and data analysis for physics. Statistical techniques and their application to data (including errors and sampling). Transform analysis of linear systems (e.g. Fourier and wavelet) and key applications. Aspects of experimental technologies: design of mechanical systems; properties of special materials; vacuum technique; detection of radiation. Case studies of experimental design. These techniques are broad in application, and transferable to any field utilising sophisticated measurement technology , e.g. astronomy, biophysics or engineering.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile