n.BA.FM.GLNawi.15HS (Basics of Natural Sciences) 
Module: Basics of Natural Sciences
This information was generated on: 29 February 2024
No.
n.BA.FM.GLNawi.15HS
Title
Basics of Natural Sciences
Managed by
Thomas Hofmann
Credits
4

Description

Version: 1.0 start 01 August 2015
Study programme Facility Management
Courses/Weighting
Code Name of course Weighting
n.BA.FM.Mat.15HS.V Mathematics 50%
n.BA.FM.Che.15HS.V Chemistry for FM 50%
     
     
     
     
Status Compulsory module
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management
Entrance requirements -
Follow-up modules -
Comments -
Telephone +41 (0)58 934 56 27
Email thomas.hofmann@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module
Course: Chemistry for FM
No.
n.BA.FM.Che.15HS.V
Title
Chemistry for FM
Managed by
Thomas Hofmann

Description

Version: 2.0 start 01 August 2016
Status Compulsory Course
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Total workload in lessons
Semester 1. Semester
Lectures 35
Coached selfstudy  
Autonomous selfstudy 25
Total workload 60
Lecturer(s),
Speaker(s),
Associate(s)
Thomas Hofmann, Thomas Leiblein, Boris Thamberger
Learning outcomes and competencies  
Course content  
Language of instruction German
Expected attendance -
Assessment Written module exam (100%)

If 5 or fewer students take part in a repeat exam, the test can be modified at the request of the lecturers: ie, instead of a written, an oral examination will be held. This requires the written consent of the students. (Please notify the altered examination form to pruefungsadmin.lsfm@zhaw.ch; form can be obtained from the Admissions Office.)
Bibliography Course documentation on Moodle
Entrance requirements -
Follow-up courses -
Comments -
Telephone +41 (0)58 934 56 27
Email thomas.hofmann@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module

Note

Course: Mathematics
No.
n.BA.FM.Mat.15HS.V
Title
Mathematics
Managed by
Lukas Hollenstein

Description

Version: 2.0 start 01 August 2017
Status Compulsory Course
*Type C Core course/module
Regulations applicable RPO, 29 January 2008, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management Academic Regulations, 15 Dec. 2009, Annex for the Bachelor of Facility Management degree programme
Total workload in lessons
Semester 1. Semester
Lectures 28
Coached selfstudy 16
Autonomous selfstudy 16
Total workload 60
Lecturer(s),
Speaker(s),
Associate(s)
Lukas Hollenstein
Learning outcomes and competencies Students consolidate their basic knowledge of mathematics and acquire the skills needed to apply mathematical approaches to real problems such as interest calculation, loan calculation and optimisation. In addition, they learn to present data, interpret diagrams and carry out simple analyses
Course content Systems of equations, exponential equations
Functions:
  • General
  • Linear and quadratic functions
  • Exponential functions
  • Logarithmic functions
  • Power functions
Growth models: exponential and logarithmic processes (interest calculation, loan calculation)
Reading and interpreting diagrams
The basics of derivatives, optimisation
Ways of presenting data
Statistical parameters such as mean value, standard deviation
Linear regression
Language of instruction German
Expected attendance -
Assessment Performance grade 20%
Written module exam 80%

If 5 or fewer students take part in a repeat exam, the test can be modified at the request of the lecturers: ie, instead of a written, an oral examination will be held. This requires the written consent of the students. (Please notify the altered examination form to pruefungsadmin.lsfm@zhaw.ch; form can be obtained from the Admissions Office.)
Bibliography Script
Entrance requirements Mathematical knowledge at the BMS certificate level
Follow-up courses Physics
Comments -
Telephone +41 (0)58 934 54 02
Email lukas.hollenstein@zhaw.ch

*Type:
C Core course/module
R Related course/module
M Minor course/module

Note