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260013 LP Lab-Course: Aerosolphysik (2020W)

7.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 8 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Update20201103:
Starting from 3.11. all introductory lectures will be held online. The lab work will be done on the follwoing days:
27.11.
4.12.
11.12.
Further information is found on Moodle.

Friday 09.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 16.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 23.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 30.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 06.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 13.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 20.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 27.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 04.12. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 11.12. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 18.12. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 08.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 15.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 22.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In this lab course students deepen their knowledge and skills in the field of aerosol physics and carry out experiments with research equipment under supervision. The contents include a selection of measurement methods from the field of aerosol physics: condensation nucleus counter, differential mobility analyzer, optical spectrometer, pipe losses, impactor, deposition in the lung, formation of secondary aerosols or atmospheric optics.
The experiments have to be evaluated and a written report has to be drawn up. An independent presentation of one of the practical examples, supported by the experimental results, is an essential contribution to the final evaluation.

In this lab course students learn ...
- about the relevance of aerosols in the atmosphere
- physical principles of aerosol measurement techniques
- to arrange a measurement set-up
- to operate selected instruments
- to estimate measurement biases
- discussion and presentation of measuement results in a written form
- to give a short scientific presentation of one experiment

Note: It is recommended to choose this course only if the lecture 260010 VO "Aerosol Physics - Physics of Disperse Systems" or the module WPF 9 "Aerosol Physics" in the Bachelor Degree Physics at the University of Vienna has been completed.

Assessment and permitted materials

Continuous assessment course.

Practical course work, written protocols and final presentation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements:
- Compulsory attendance
- Understanding of the practical course work
- Protocols and presentation are mandatory

Assessment criteria
- *Understanding of the experiments and physical principles: 30% of total points
- Written reports: 50% of total points
- Final presentation: 20% of total points

*At the beginning of each experiment a short written or oral exam will be taken. Students are also expected to answer questions regarding the experiments during the practical lab work and actively participate in discussions.

In order to attain a positive grade at least 50.00% of the total points must be achieved.
The grading key for assessment is:
Very good: 100.00% - 87.00%
Good: 86.99% - 75.00%
Satisfactory: 74.99% - 63.00%
Sufficient: 62.99% - 50.00%
Not sufficient: 49,99% - 0,00%

Examination topics

All contents covered in the course, in particular the subject-specific content of the practical course work, as well as the referenced literature.

Reading list

Relevante wissenschaftliche Publikationen werden in der Vorbesprechung (erster Termin) bekanntgegeben.

Hinds, William C. Aerosol Technology : Properties, Behavior, and Measurement of Airborne Particles. Second ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ins., 1999. (als eBook verfügbar: https://ubdata.univie.ac.at/AC15005893)

Association in the course directory

WLP 7, PIII 1, PIII 12, UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b

Last modified: We 04.11.2020 17:09