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260083 SE Current topics in aerosol dynamics and optics (2019W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 15 participants
Language: German



Mi 13:15-14:45 Uhr, Zimmer 55, 1. Stock
Beginn: 09.10.19


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim is to deal with relevant research topics on aerosol physics, with a special focus on aerosol dynamics and aerosol optics.
Method: Presentation and discussion of current literature or current master and doctoral theses. Furthermore, the status of ongoing research projects is presented.

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.
Presentation of a topic previously agreed with the teachers (current literature or master's or doctoral thesis).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements
- Compulsory attendance, unexcused absence is allowed twice
- Presentation is mandatory.

Assessment criteria
- Presentation: 70% of the total points
- Participation in discussions (constructive, technically correct contributions and engagement in the discussions of the presentations): 30% of the total points

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 technical content of the own lectures and those presented in the seminar.

Reading list

Relevant scientific publications will be announced in the preliminary discussion (first appointment).

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

Association in the course directory

M-VAF A 2, M-VAF B, MaG 26, MaG 27, MaV 8, UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b

Last modified: We 09.10.2019 19:08