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

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (4 SWS), Lern-und Leistungskontrollen gemäß Lehrveranstaltungskommentar,
270 hours (Besuch der lecture (60 h), Besuch der recitation class (60 h), Nachbereitung der lecture, Literaturstudium (90h), recitation classszettel and Hausaufgaben (90 h), Klausurvorbereitung and Klausur (30 h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Course requirement(s): The admission to the module examination can be made dependent on the successful completion of the learning and performance tests.
Examination type: Written examination.
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program LAaG Physik.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline


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 LAaG Physik.

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

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