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PHY224H1 WINTER
Practical Physics I

Official description

Develops the core practical experimental and computational skills necessary to do Physics.  Students tackle simple physics questions involving mathematical models, computational simulations and solutions, experimental measurements, data and uncertainty analysis.

Prerequisite
PHY132H1/152H1, (MAT135H1,MAT136H1)/MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1
Co-requisite
PHY231H1/250H1/252H1/254H1/256H1/ENV235H1
Exclusion
PHY225H1
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            ['On-line Documents:', '- Computational Physics:  https://computation.physics.utoronto.ca/', '- Computational exercises:  see Quercus page', '- Experiments and exercises guide sheets:  see Quercus page']
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI

Additional information

Background:  No computational experience is required.  Students should be familiar with data and file manipulation.

The first half of the course is dedicated to learning programming in Python; in the second part students apply programming to modeling physical systems and to analyze experimental data.

course title
PHY224H1 WINTER
session
winter
year of study
2nd year
time and location
72P: M3-6, F1-4, room: MP222, In Person
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.