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260060 PR Laboratory course on materials physics (2012W)

10.00 ECTS (8.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work

From Oct. 25 every Thursday from 13:00-19:00, meeting point: Faculty of Physics, Multifunction Room No 32 Group Physics of Nanostructured Materials, Ground Floor.

The lab course is part of the "Materials Science Lab Course" (in total 11 h/week) which is organized in cooperation with the Institute of Physical Chemistry (Faculty of Chemistry). Participation requires additional registration of the course "Modern Methods of Characterising Materials" of the Faculty of Chemistry, 3 h/week. The lab course will be held in English, if desired.


max. 4 participants
Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

A practical survey on Materials Physics and its most important methods.

Assessment and permitted materials

The judging of students is derived from the activity in preceding talk, the engagement during the experiments, and from the result of final questioning.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Correct handling of modern research facilities, good physical understanding, suitable documentation of experiments, and the specific preparation for a bachelor-, master-, diploma work , and/or a doctoral thesis on materials physics.

Examination topics

The lab course uses modern audio-visual tools and state-of-the-art research instruments.

Reading list

Horst Böhm, Einführung in die Metallkunde B.I.Mannheim; Hein Peter Stüwe & Gerwig Vibrans, Feinstrukturuntersuchungen in der Werkstoffkunde. Eine Einführung in die Beugungsverfahren B.I. & Brockhaus Mannheim; Eckard Macherauch, Praktikum in Werkstoffkunde, uni-text, Vieweg-Verlag Wiesbaden; Günther Gottstein, Physikal. Grundlagen der Materialkunde, Springer, Berlin (Physical Foundations of Material Science, Springer, Berlin); Donald. R. Askeland, Materialwissenschaften. Grundlagen, Übungen, Lösungen Spektrum Akad. Verlag (The Science and Engineering of Materials, Chapman &Hall)

Association in the course directory

PIII 4, MaG 33, PD217, PD311, LA-Ph213, Dok 7., F220, F252, F270

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