Attendance to labs & tutorials are compulsory. Students are NOT allowed to change lab or tutorial time slots. Lab reports will not be accepted without attendance.
Marks will be deducted for late reports. Labs missed must be made up in the same week. Make-up labs are only allowed for accepted absences I. E. Sickness (with proper MS), death of immediate family member (with death certificate) and official university activities (with official letter from advisor). Note: All assignment (from text book) and tutorial solutions are to be submitted to the tutor (Tutorial Instructor) and will be included in the coursework marks under “Tutorials”. Please consult your respective tutors on where and when the assignment and tutorials are to be submitted.
There are several good reference books available. There is no need to purchase any of these books, but you may wish to refer to them to obtain alternate approaches or explanations. Reference books include: 1. Cutely and Johnson . Physics. 6th. Edition, John Wiley & sons. 2. Douglas C. Conical. 3rd edition 2000 Prentice Hall International Editions 3. James S. Walker. 2nd Edition, PHYSICS 2002 Prentice Hall. TESTS: A total of two (2) tests will be conducted. Tentative dates for the tests are given in the Course Outline.
Date, time and venue will be confirmed close to the test date. Make up tests are only allowed for accepted absences I. E. Sickness (with proper MS), death of immediate family member (with death certificate) and official university activities (with official letter from advisor). For the last case, the students should inform the lecturers before going for the official activities. QUIZZES: Quizzes will be conducted anytime during lecture sessions without prior notification and can be between 2 to 5 quizzes throughout the trimester depending on individual lecturer. No make-up quizzes are allowed.
FINAL EXAMINATION: The final exam paper consists of 2 parts, namely Section A and Section B. Section A consists of multiple choice questions (40 marks) and Part B consists of structured type questions (60 marks). Students must get at least 20% in the final exam to pass the course. I. E. An F grade will be given if a student gets less than 20% in the Final exam. Students can be barred from the Final Examinations if their attendances to lecture are less than 90%