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phy631 - Advanced Metrology (Complete module description)
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Module label Advanced Metrology
Module code phy631
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Attendance: 56 hrs, Self study: 124 hrs
Faculty/Institute Institute of Physics
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Engineering Physics (Master) > Pflichtmodule
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Skills to be acquired in this module
The course in Advanced Metrology sets up a high level route enabling the students to acquire skills to allow them to operate effectively in the majors of Engineering Physics. This is achieved by provision of state-of-the-art technical and physical approaches covering broad aspects of advanced metrology within the context of Laser&optics, Biomedical physics & acoustics, and renewable energies.
Demonstrate systematic knowledge across appropriate advanced metrology technologies, management and environmental issues to provide solutions for international industries and/or research organisations
Module contents
The module combines theory and practical applications of the fundaments of metrology in all majors.
• Fundamentals of Metrology
• Dimensional Measurement Systems
• Basic metrology operators including Association and Filtration.
• Optical Metrology and Instrumentation
• Surface and Nanometrology
• Machine Tool and Large Volume Metrology
• Process Measurement and Control
• Individual Project
Reader's advisory
T. Yoshizawa (Ed.): Handbook of Optical Metrology: Principles and Applications, 2nd rev. ed., Crc Pr Inc., 2015
Recent publications on specific topics
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency halbjährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program Lecture: 3hrs/week; Computational Lab: 1hrs/week Lecture:
2 + 2 hrs/week
Seminar: 4 hrs/week
Practical Training: 4 hrs/week
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
VA-Auswahl (Specialization Biomedical Physics) 4.00 WiSe 56 h
VA-Auswahl (Specialization Acoustics) 2.00 WiSe 28 h
VA-Auswahl (Specialization Renewable Energies) 2.00 WiSe 28 h
VA-Auswahl (Specialization Laser & Optics) 2.00 WiSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 140 h
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Final exam of module
1 written exam or 1 presentation or 1 oral exam or 1 seminar paper