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Phys-101 — Mechanics
(dt. Mechanik)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (4 SWS), Lern- and Leistungskontrollen gemäß Lehrveranstaltungskommentar,
360 hours (Besuch der lecture (60 h), Besuch der recitation class (60 h), Nachbereitung der lecture, Literaturstudium (90h), recitation classszettel and Hausaufgaben (120 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. A resit can be taken as oral examination.
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program LAaG Physik.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline


Physical terms and concepts: kinetics and dynamics of mass points, conservation laws, Newton's axioms, gravity and planetary motion, moving reference frames and special relativity, impact processes, dynamics of rigid bodies, gyroscopic motion, deformation of solid bodies, friction, hydrostatics, flows, oscillations, mechanical waves, acoustics.

Qualification Goals

Students gain important specialized knowledge of the interrelationships of mechanics. Using the fundamental experimental findings of mechanics 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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