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Computational Science and Engineering Bachelor | ||||||

Basic Courses | ||||||

Block G4 Students that enrol for the second year in the CSE Bachelor Programme and whose first year examination did not involve the subject "Physics I" will instead of "Physics II" (402-0034-10L) take the "Physics I and II" (402-0043-00L and 402-0044-00L) courses with performance assessment as a yearly course. | ||||||

Number | Title | Type | ECTS | Hours | Lecturers | |
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402-0034-10L | Physics II | W | 4 credits | 2V + 2U | W. Wegscheider | |

Abstract | This is a two-semester course introducing students into the foundations of Modern Physics. Topics include electricity and magnetism, light, waves, quantum physics, solid state physics, and semiconductors. Selected topics with important applications in industry will also be considered. | |||||

Objective | The lecture is intended to promote critical, scientific thinking. Key concepts of Physics will be acquired, with a focus on technically relevant applications. At the end of the two semesters, students will have a good overview over the topics of classical and modern Physics. | |||||

Content | Introduction into Quantum Physics, Absorption and Emission of Electromagnetic Radiation, Basics of Solid State Physics, Semiconductors | |||||

Lecture notes | Lecture notes will be available in German. | |||||

Literature | Paul A. Tipler, Gene Mosca, Michael Basler und Renate Dohmen Physik: für Wissenschaftler und Ingenieure Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2009, 1636 Seiten, ca. 80 Euro. Paul A. Tipler, Ralph A. Llewellyn Moderne Physik Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2009, 982 Seiten, ca. 75 Euro. | |||||

Prerequisites / Notice | No testat requirements for this lecture. | |||||

402-0044-00L | Physics II | W | 4 credits | 3V + 1U | M. R. Meyer | |

Abstract | Introduction to the concepts and tools in physics with the help of demonstration experiments: electromagnetism, optics, introduction to modern physics. | |||||

Objective | The concepts and tools in physics, as well as the methods of an experimental science are taught. The student should learn to identify, communicate and solve physical problems in his/her own field of science. | |||||

Content | Electromagnetism (electric current, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, magnetic materials, Maxwell's equations), Optics (light, geometrical optics, interference and diffraction), and Introduction to quantum physics | |||||

Lecture notes | The lecture follows the book "Physics for Scientists and Engineers" by Paul A. Tipler and Gene Mosca (6th edition). | |||||

Literature | Physics for Scientists and Engineers" by Paul A. Tipler and Gene Mosca (6th edition). There is also a similar book in German published by Spektrum Akademischer Verlag authored under the permission of Tipler and Mosca. | |||||

Prerequisites / Notice | For the exam, a self-written summary sheet, hand-held calculator, and translation dictionary (to English). | |||||

151-0122-00L | Fluid Dynamics for CSE | O | 5 credits | 3V + 1U | T. Rösgen | |

Abstract | An introduction to the physical and mathematical foundations of fluid dynamics is given. Topics include dimensional analysis, integral and differential conservation laws, inviscid and viscous flows, Navier-Stokes equations, boundary layers, turbulent pipe flow. Elementary solutions and examples are presented. | |||||

Objective | An introduction to the physical and mathematical principles of fluid dynamics. Fundamental terminology/principles and their application to simple problems. | |||||

Content | Phenomena, applications, foundations dimensional analysis and similitude; kinematic description; conservation laws (mass, momentum, energy), integral and differential formulation; inviscid flows: Euler equations, stream filament theory, Bernoulli equation; viscous flows: Navier-Stokes equations; boundary layers; turbulence | |||||

Lecture notes | Eine erweiterte Formelsammlung zur Vorlesung wird elektronisch zur Verfügung gestellt. | |||||

Literature | Recommended book: Fluid Mechanics, Kundu & Cohen & Dowling, 6th ed., Academic Press / Elsevier (2015) | |||||

Prerequisites / Notice | Leistungskontrolle: Sessionsprüfung Erlaubte Hilfsmittel: Lehrbuch (freie Auswahl, keine Aufgabensammlung), Formelsammlung IFD, 8 Seiten (=4 Blätter) eigene Notizen, Taschenrechner; Schriftlich; Dauer 1.5 Stunden Voraussetzungen: Physik, Analysis | |||||

529-0483-00L | Statistical Physics and Computer Simulation | O | 4 credits | 2V + 1U | M. Reiher | |

Abstract | Principles and applications of statistical mechanics and equilibrium molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo simulation, Stochastic dynamics. Exercises using a MD simulation program to generate ensembles and subsequently calculate ensemble averages. | |||||

Objective | Introduction to statistical mechanics with the aid of computer simulation, development of skills to carry out statistical mechanical calculations using computers and interpret the results. | |||||

Content | Principles and applications of statistical mechanics and equilibrium molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo simulation, Stochastic dynamics. Exercises using a MD simulation program to generate ensembles and subsequently calculate ensemble averages. | |||||

Literature | will be announced in the lecture | |||||

Prerequisites / Notice | Since the exercises on the computer do convey and test essentially different skills as those being conveyed during the lectures and tested at the oral exam, the results of a small programming project will be presented in a 10-minutes talk by Pairs of students who had been working on the project. Additional information will be provided in the first lecture. |

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