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phy509 - Mechanics (Complete module description)
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Module label Mechanics
Modulkürzel phy509
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Attendance: 84 hrs Self study: 96 hrs
Institute directory Institute of Physics
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics (Bachelor) > Basismodule
Zuständige Personen
  • Kittel, Achim (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Kühn, Martin (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Lienau, Christoph (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Nilius, Niklas (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Peinke, Joachim (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Schäfer, Sascha (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Uppenkamp, Stefan (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Wollenhaupt, Matthias (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Kühn, Martin (Module responsibility)
Basic knowledge of mathematics acc. the pre-course of mathematics
Skills to be acquired in this module
Introduction into scientific reasoning; understanding the basic physical principles that govern physical behaviour in the real world, application of these principles to solve practical problems. General introduction to the fundamentals of experimental mechanics.
Module contents
  • Scientific reasoning
  • Space and Time
  • Kinematics
  • Dynamics
  • Motion in accelerated frames
  • Work and Energy
  • Laws of Conservation
  • Physics of rigid bodies
  • Deformable bodies and fluid media
  • Oscillations
  • Waves
D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker, S. W. Koch: Fundamentals of physics / Physik. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2003
P. A. Tipler, G. Mosca, D. Pelte, M. Basler: Physics/Physik. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2004
W. Demtröder: Experimentalphysik, Band 1: Mechanik und Wärme. Springer, Berlin, 2004
L. Bergmann, C. Schäfer, H. Gobrecht: Lehrbuch der Experimentalphysik, Band 1: Mechanik, Relativität, Wärme. De Gruyter, Berlin, 1998
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 WiSe 28
Exercises 2 WiSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
weekly exercises, 2 hrs written exam or 45 min oral exam and assignment. Here you will find information about the consideration of bonus points for module marks.