t.BA.WIP.PHY1.19HS (Physics 1) 
Module: Physics 1
This information was generated on: 27 September 2021
Physics 1
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Version: 4.0 start 01 February 2021

Short description

Students learn to describe, experimentally investigate, analyse and model natural, technical and economic dynamic systems. They deepen their knowledge of physical and business processes, build their process thinking and analogy thinking and learn to use key computer-aided tools.

Module coordinator

Venturini Francesca (vent)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
You can apply scientific knowledge to recognize questions, to acquire new knowledge, to describe scientific / technical phenomena and to draw conclusions from evidence. M, F K3
You are familiar with the scientific way of working (scientific literacy). M, F K1
You are able to distinguish scientific explanations and theories from other non-scientific forms of knowledge. M, F K1
You are familiar with indirect interactions, feedback, and networks of effects. F K1
You are able to plan and carry out your own experiments. M, F K3
You can analyze and transform data sets. M, D K3
You can set up computer-aided system dynamic models and perform simulations. M, D K3
You are able to verify and improve your models through the comparison with experimental data. M, D K3

Module contents

Physics of idraulic systems (capacity, resistance, induction)

Physics of electrical systems (capacity, resistance, induction)


Mathamatical system science

Teaching materials

Wiki, Moodle page

Supplementary literature

Fuchs: Modeling of Uniform Dynamical Systems, 2002.

Fuchs: The Dynamics of Heat. 2nd edition. Springer, New York, 2010.

Meadows D. H.: Thinking in Systems (Chelsea Green Publishing, White River Junction, VT, 2008).

Bossel: Systeme, Dynamik, Simulation: Modellbildung, Analyse und Simulation komplexer Systeme,  Books on Demand; 2004.


Physics and mathematics of technical professional maturity (or equivalent level).

Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 3a
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Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester reports, exercises written - grading 40%
End-of-semester exam exam written 90 min grading 60%



Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.


Course: Physik 1 - Praktikum
Physik 1 - Praktikum


  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: Physik 1 - Vorlesung
Physik 1 - Vorlesung


  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.