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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

PHYS 3387 (P38P) RESEARCH PROJECT (4 credits)

Available only to Physics Majors who need a maximum of 40 credits to graduate

Syllabus: A research project in some topic in Physics or a related area and may include experimen-tal work in the laboratory and the

field. Examination:

A

dissertation of up to 5000 words and an oral presentation.

Dissertation Report Performance

40% 40%

Oral Presentation

20%

PHYS 3391 (P39B) FURTHER DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AND MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS (4 credits)

Pre-requisite: PHYS2291 (P29B) or repeating Syllabus: Registers, Adders Subtractors, Bistable and Monostable Cir- cuits. Counters; Binary, BCD, UP/DOWN, Odd Number Count- ing. Frequency Counters. Sample and Hold Techniques, D/A, A/D . Microprocessor Ar- chitecture; Memory Oriented, Register Oriented. Memories; RAM, types, ROM, EPROM etc., Memory Organization. Ad- dressing modes, Interrupts DMA, I/O Interfacing, Memory- Mapped I/O. Mapped I/O. Input Output Control Flowchart-

PHYS 3390 (P39A) FURTHER MEDICAL PHYSICS AND BIOENGINEERING (4 credits)

ing.

Modems. Operating Systems.

Assessment: 35 hours of practical course work Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

Prerequisite: PHYS1110 (P11A) and PHYS1111 (P11B) and “A” level Mathematics or equivalent

Syllabus: Biomechanics in orthopaedics and cardiac surgery. Biomaterials focussing on the properties of implantable ma- terials and their preparation for implantation. Radiation diag- nosis and therapy - focussing on detectors, scanners and im- aging processing in the medical environment. Nuclear medi- cine - radioisotope tracer studies and system modelling. Ki-

netic and blood flow studies. Assessment: 35 hours practical coursework Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour theory paper

20% 20% 60%

PHYS 3392 (P39C) PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY AND GEOHYDROLOGY (4 credits)

Pre-requisite: PHYS1110 (P11A), PHYS1111 (P11B) and ‘A’ Level Mathematics Co-requisite: PHYS2280 (P28A)

Syllabus: Introduction to Physical Oceanography: Instruments and mea- surements. Remote sensing. Characteris-tics of sea water. Prin- ciples of fluid dynamics. Application to ocean circulation, sur- face and deep water currents, waves and wave generation, tides. Coastal oceanography. Uses, problems of the oceans. Intro- duction to Geohydrology: Water bearing formations - Geohy- drology of the Common-wealth Caribbean with special refer- ence to individual Campus Territories. Groundwater flow - Darcy’s Law, equation of con-tinuity. Laplace equa-tion. Well hydraulics. Aquifer characteris-tics, storage and transmissibil- ity coefficients. Interference in wells using image techniques. Barometer (Earthquake) and tidal variation, saline intrusions

in coastal aquifers. Assessment: 35 hours of practical coursework Theory coursework Practical coursework One 2-hour paper

20% 20% 60%

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