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Physics I

Module name (EN): Physics I
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E102
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination
Curricular relevance:
E102 Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 1, mandatory course
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 knowledge:

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
E404 Electric Power Supply Systems I
E405 Electrical Machines I
E506 Building Services Engineering I

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Folkerts
Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Folkerts

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Learning outcomes:
After completing this course, students will have acquired a basic understanding of the physical quantities, equations and relationships needed to develop solutions to engineering problems. Students will be able to use physical methods to describe technical processes. The knowledge acquired in this course is a fundamental prerequisite for understanding more advanced modules in an engineering degree.

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Module content:
Newtonian mechanics:
Introduction to the principles of Newtonian mechanics; equations of motion; gravitation; concepts such as work and power; physics of rotational motion, moment of inertia
Introduction to the mechanics of fluids and gases:
Bernoulli equation
Vibrations and waves:
Mechanical and electromagnetic oscillations; free and forced vibrations; damping and attenuation; resonance; analogy between mechanical and electromagnetic vibrations; introduction to acoustics

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, overhead transparencies, video projector, physics experiments

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Recommended or required reading:
Hering, Martin, Stohrer: Physik für Ingenieure, Springer
Stöcker, H.: Taschenbuch der Physik, Verlag H. Deutsch

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