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Physics Lab Course

Module name (EN): Physics Lab Course
Degree programme: Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: MST402
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Lab reports and oral examination
Curricular relevance:
MST402 Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 4, 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):
MST101 Mechanics, Electricity, Optics

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Recommended knowledge:
Magnetism; Physics; Lab Course 1

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Folkerts
Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Folkerts
Dipl.-Ing. Dirk Ammon

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Learning outcomes:
In this lab course, students will perform experiments to consolidate the material previously covered in the lectures. The laboratory work also enables students to identify specific experimental difficulties and to learn how to rectify them. By compiling lab reports, students will learn to document their work in a form that is concise, clearly structured and comprehensible to third parties. In the final oral examination, students will be expected to provide summary reports of the experiments performed. The oral exam is designed to assess the degree to which students have understood the material and to train their verbal skills.

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Module content:
Eight experiments are performed:
- Geometric optics
- Light polarization
- The laws of radiation
- Electron and x-ray diffraction
- Magnetism
- Diffraction and interference
- The Hall effect
- Electromagnetic oscillations and resonance

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Teaching methods/Media:
Supervised laboratory course

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Recommended or required reading:
Hering, Martin, Stohrer: Physik für Ingenieure; Springer Verl.

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