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Meteorology I

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Meteorology I
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: ABBG45
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Exam (minimum of 75% to pass) 30 minutes

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Exam recurrence:
The information regarding exam recurrence is found within the exam policy of the study programme (ASPO).
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

ABBG45 (P410-0033) Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 2, mandatory course
ABBG45 (P410-0033) Aviation Business (Basic), Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
ABBG410 Meteorology II
ABBG411 ATPL Test Preparation
ABBG62 Visual Flight Training II

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Module coordinator:
Lecturer: Studienleitung

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Learning outcomes:
Meteorology I
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with basic explanations of the atmosphere and its underlying physical principles. They will be able to explain atmospheric pressure and the relationship between density, temperature and pressure. They will have profound knowledge about clouds, precipitation, air masses, pressure systems, fronts and meteorological services and information. This knowledge will enable them to analyze weather situations and make proper decisions during the preparation and practical application of VFR flights.

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Module content:
Meteorology I
1.        The atmosphere
2.        Atmospheric pressure, density
3.        Humidity
4.        Cloud formation, cloud classification
5.        Visibility
6.        Wind, local winds
7.        Turbulence, wind shear
8.        Pressure systems
9.        Fronts
10.        Meteorological information

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lectures, speech practices, ppt and keynote presentations, white board, flip chart, iTunes U, iPad or MacBook, PC-MET Software,

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Recommended or required reading:
- ATPL learning objectives, EASA 2016
- ATPL Meteorology, Slate Ltd. 2012
- AIP Germany

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