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300037 VO Physics for students of Biology (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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


Language: German

Examination dates



Start: 07.01.2022, 15:00
Classes: 07.01.2022, 11.01.2022, 14.01.2022, 18.01.2022, 21.01.2022, 25.01.2022, 28.01.2022.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Basics of Mechanics. Oscillations and waves. Basics of Thermodynamics. Electric and magnetic phenomena. Electrical currents. Introduction to optics and radiation. Radioactivity. Selected biological applications related to discussed topics.

The course will be based on a flipped-classroom concept. Videos of the lecture will be available online. The contents of the course can be discussed with the lecturer during the classes in the corresponding Moodle course. Please register to access the Moodle course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam online

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Understanding of the course.

45-50 points: very good
39-44 points: good
32-38 points: satisfactory
25-31 points: sufficient
0-24 points: not sufficient

Examination topics

Corresponding to the type of the course.

Reading list

Trautwein et al.: Physics for Doctors, Biologists, Pharmacists
(available online, u:search)

Association in the course directory

BIO 4, B 153, UF BU 10

Last modified: Fr 17.09.2021 11:09