Module Guide since WS 2016/17

Modul ME1010-KP06, ME1010-MLS

Physics 1 (Physik1KP6)


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:

each winter semester
Credit points:

Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Bachelor MLS 2018 (compulsory), life sciences, 1st semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2016 (compulsory), life sciences, 1st semester
  • Bachelor MLS 2009 (compulsory), life sciences, 1st semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Physics 1 (lecture, 4 SWS)
  • 120 Hours private studies
  • 60 Hours in-classroom work
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
Responsible for this module:
  • Douglas C. Giancoli: Physik
  • offered only in German

Prerequisites for the modul:
- nothing

Prerequisites for admission to the written examination:
- nothing

Modul exam:
- ME1010-L1: Physics 1, written exam, 90 min, 100 % modul grade

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