Module Guide before WS 2016/17

Modul ME1010-KP08, ME1010

Physics 1 (Phy1)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MES 2020 (compulsory: aptitude test), physics, 1st semester
  • Bachelor Biophysics 2016 (compulsory: aptitude test), physics, 1st semester
  • Bachelor MES 2014 (compulsory: aptitude test), physics, 1st semester
  • Bachelor MES 2011 (compulsory), physics, 1st semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Physics 1 (exercise, 2 SWS)
  • Physics 1 (lecture, 4 SWS)
  • 90 Hours in-classroom work
  • 110 Hours private studies
  • 40 Hours exam preparation
Contents of teaching:
  • Physical values, units, accuracy, measurement errors
  • Mathematical methods and notations
  • Kinematics of point mass, Newton’s Axioms, contact forces, modulus, virtual forces, Newton’s equation of motion, differential equations
  • Work and energy, power and efficiency, momentum, inertia, physical pendulum, momentum of rotation
  • Conservation laws and symmetries
  • Gravitation, oscillation, waves, acoustics, Doppler effect
  • Resting and flowing gases and liquids, effects of surfaces and interfaces
  • Temperature, thermometer, therm. expansion, state equations, kinetic gas theory
  • Van-der-Waals state equation, heat capacity, heat conduction, 1st law of thermodynamics, volume work, p-V diagram
  • Adiabatic processes, 2nd law of thermodynamics, thermal engines and Carnot cycle, efficiency, heat pump
  • Entropy, disorder and probability, 3rd law of thermodynamics
  • You can name the basic laws of physics
  • You can measure according to physics rules
  • You can explain physical laws based on observations
  • You can formally analyze physical problems
  • You can judge which concept is best suited to solve a certain problem
  • You can design novel physical experiments on your own
Grading through:
  • written exam
Is requisite for:
Responsible for this module:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Hübner
  • Giancoli: Physics
  • offered only in German

Prerequisites for attending the module:
- None

Prerequisites for admission to the written examination:
- Preliminary examinations can be determined at the beginning of the semester. If preliminary work has been defined, it must have been completed and positively assessed before the initial examination.
Module exam:
- ME1010-L1: written exam, 120 min, 100 % module grade

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