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Physics 2

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Physics 2
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MST2.PH2
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+2P (6 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: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min. (100%) + practical course (ungraded)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MST2.PH2 (P231-0063) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 2, mandatory course
MST2.PH2 (P231-0063) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 2, 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).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 112.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MST2.ATO Atomic and Solid-State Physics
MST2.PH3 Physics 3

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Barbara Hippauf
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Barbara Hippauf (practical training)
Prof. Dr. Günter Schultes (lecture)

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will understand and be able to apply physical phenomena and quantities in the fields of electromagnetism, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.
They will be able to work with physical quantities and units. They will be able to analyze physical problems and solve them with suitable methods, as well as check their solutions for plausibility and applicability. Students will be able to plan and carry out measurements. They will be able to present and interpret their results.

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Module content:
Electric field:
Electric charge, Coloumb´s law, electric field, Gauss´s law, electric potential, electric dipole, matter in an electric field. Electrostatic induction, capacitor. Dielectric, polarization.
Electric current, resistance, energy, power, charge transport, electric current, conductivity, Ohm´s law, circuits.
Magnetic field:
Magnetic flux, Ampere´s law, Biot-Savart law, Lorentz force, Ampère´s circuital law, time-dependent fields, inductance, induction law, ferromagnetism, rotating conductor loop in a constant, homogeneous field, ideal transformer, eddy currents, semiconductor, Hall effect.
Mechanics of liquids and gases:
Gravity pressure and buoyancy in liquids, Archimedes principle and Boyle´s law, hydrostatic pressure and buoyancy in gases, especially in the atmosphere, laminar flow, in particular the continuity equation and Bernoulli´s principle, Hagen-Poiseuille´s law, turbulent flow, Reynolds number.
Practical course:
Selected experiments for practicing the content from the modules Physics 1 and Physics 2. Error calculation, experiments and their documentation in groups of two.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, exercise, demonstration in the high voltage laboratory.
Practical course: Experiments and their documentation in groups of two.

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Recommended or required reading:
Halliday, Resnick, Walker, Physik, Bachelor Edition, Wiley-VCH; Tipler, Mosca, Physik, Springer Verlag; Demtröder, Experimetalphysik, mehrere Bände, Springer Verlag.

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