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On completion of this module students should be able to: (1) Explain the topics covered in the physical world including, for example, mechanics, fluids, electricity, heat and heat transfer (2) Use the equations to solve a wide range of problems (3) Apply the topics in the physical world to examples in Agriculture. (4) Estimate physical quantities and calculate these quantities in a range of units used in practice. (5) Relate physics to particular safety issues in the professional area relatyed to their chosen area of study.Indicative Module Content:
The topics include kinematics in one dimension, Motion and Newton’s Laws, Work, Power and Energy, Pressure, Surface Tension, Viscosity, Heat, Temperature, Mechanism of Heat Transfer, Electric forces and Fields, Electric Current. The overarching theme of the module is safety.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Problem sets and tutorial questions||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Examination: 2 hour examination||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Lab Report: Practicals||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire (Short): Short MCQ exam||Week 8||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Patrick Hayden||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Angela Dunne O'Toole||Tutor|
|Dr Ian Mercer||Tutor|