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BScPhys-302 — Classical Field Theory
(dt. Klassische Feldtheorie)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
270 hours (Besuch der lecture (60 h), Besuch der recitation class (30 h), Nachbereitung der lecture and Literaturstudium (60h), recitation classszettel and Hausaufgaben (90 h), Klausurvorbereitung and Klausur (30 h).)
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Course requirement(s): Written examination, presentation, oral examination or 50% of the weekly exercises
Examination type: Written examination or term paper or individual oral examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Physik.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline


Electrostatics, magnetostatics, Maxwell's equations microscopically and in matter, electromagnetic waves (radiation, propagation), multipoles, boundary value problems, Green's function, special relativity, series of orthogonal functions, Fourier transform, integral theorems, distributions.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to name basic definitions and methods from the field of classical field theory and explain working methods of the field. They are able to describe the problems mathematically. The students are able to classify theoretical approaches and model building. They have the ability to evaluate given problems from classical field theory and to recognize ways to solve them and to successfully follow the solution path in simple cases by applying the methods they have learned in the module.




Module imported from B.Sc. Physik.

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

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