10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module provides an introduction to the physical properties of materials. Subjects covered include properties of liquids (surface tension, viscosity etc), solids (elastic properties, mechanical properties etc) and soft condensed matter.

Staff Contact: CADBY ASHLEY J
Teaching Methods: The material will be delivered via 22 lectures. Material covered in lectures will be reinforced by the use of formative problems discussed in small group tutorials.
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Physics and Astronomy):

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