Universität Wien FIND

260113 VO Time and Clocks (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

Mittwoch 14.04.2021 09:00 - 13:00 Digital
mündlich; after the registration phase, the time slots are agreed individually with the registered students.


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").




The student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the physics associated with clocks, including: sundials, pendulum clocks, quartz clocks, atomic clocks. The student should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the systems of time used in the world today and the definition of time standards. The student should understand principles of clock accuracy, precision, and statistics. The student should understand some very basic principles of time with regard to special and general relativity. All of this material will be addressed in the lectures.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

I hope to give a written test after the end of the lectures. No books, notes, or other outside material will be needed or permitted. If COVID does not allow for this, then we will have oral examinations via video teleconference.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

An exam score of at least 50% is necessary to receive a passing grade.

Letzte Änderung: Fr 12.05.2023 00:21