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Vibrations and Waves

Module name (EN): Vibrations and Waves
Degree programme: Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: MST.SWE
SAP-Submodule-No.: P231-0073
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MST.SWE (P231-0073) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012, semester 3, mandatory course
MST.SWE (P231-0073) Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 3, 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):

[updated 30.01.2013]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang

[updated 01.10.2005]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have basic knowledgeharmonic oscillations and waves (as preparation for electromagnetic waves) and will be able to implement this knowledge in applications. This is an experimental physics lecture whose style is clearly influenced by the experiments. This module will cover the following topic:
        Insight into the systematics and methodology of physics
        Advanced basics
        Familiarization with the physical tools of the trade
Students will learn to find solutions to problems across disciplines and be well prepared for necessary changes in disciplines.
At the end of the module, an independent project will be carried out over a period of several weeks.

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Module content:
1.        Harmonic oscillations
2.        Damped oscillations
3.        Forced vibrations and resonance
4.        Superposition of vibrations
5.        One-dimensional and harmonic waves
6.        Water waves, sound waves
7.        Electromagnetic waves
8.        Wave optics

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Teaching methods/Media:
Introductory lecture, independent study, independent experiments and exercises in groups, project work in teams

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Recommended or required reading:
Alonso, Finn: Physik        
Hecht, Zajac: Optics (Optik)
Hering, Martin, Storer: Physik für Ingenieure
Stößel: Fourier-Optik
Lindner: Physikalische Aufgaben
Löffler-Mang: Optische Sensoren

[updated 10.05.2021]
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