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Phys-201 — Electricity and Thermodynamics
(dt. Elektrizität und Wärme)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS), Lern- and Leistungskontrollen gemäß Lehrveranstaltungskommentar,
270 hours (Besuch der lecture (60 h), Besuch der recitation class (30 h), Nachbereitung der lecture, Literaturstudium (60h), recitation classszettel and Hausaufgaben (90 h), Klausurvorbereitung and Klausur (30 h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Written examination. Admission to the examination depends on successful completion of the learning and performance tests.
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Physik.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline k.A.


Physical terms and concepts: Temperature, heat, ideal gas, fundamentals of kinetic gas theory, main laws of thermodynamics, entropy, real gas, states of matter and phase changes, thermal expansion and transport; electrostatics, currents, magnetostatics, matter in a field, electromagnetic induction, alternating current, oscillating circuits, electromagnetic waves.

Qualification Goals

Students gain important specialized knowledge of the interrelationships of electricity and heat theory. Using fundamental experimental findings and their mathematical description, students learn physical methods and ways of working. The importance of experiment and theoretical model building is taught.




Module imported from B.Sc. Physik.

When studying B.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Physics.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist durch seine Klassifikation als Experimentalmodul aus dem Bachelor Physik (EB) beschränkt.

Recommended Reading

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