Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses and exams may be necessary at short notice. Inform yourself about the current status on u:find and check your e-mails regularly. Registration is mandatory for courses and exams. Wearing a FFP2 face mask and a valid evidence of being tested, vaccinated or have recovered from an infection are mandatory on site.
Please read the information on studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.
09:00 - 13:00
mündlich; after the registration phase, the time slots are agreed individually with the registered students.
Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).
- Registration is open from Mo 15.03.2021 12:40 to Mo 12.04.2021 07:00
- Deregistration possible until Mo 12.04.2021 07:00
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.
Assessment and permitted materials
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.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
An exam score of at least 50% is necessary to receive a passing grade.
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