Physics for medical Students and MEW


ME1030-KP06:Medical nutrition science

Place and time:

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  • Physical values, units, accuracy, measurement errors
  • Mathematical methods and notations
  • Kinematics of point mass, Newton’s Axioms
  • Work and energy, power and efficiency, momentum, inertia, momentum of rotation
  • Conservation laws and symmetries
  • Gravitation, oscillation, waves, acoustics, Doppler effect
  • Resting and flowing gases and liquids, effects of surfaces and interfaces
  • Temperature, thermometer, therm. expansion, state equations, kinetic gas theory
  • Van-der-Waals state equation, heat capacity, heat conduction, 1st law of thermodynamics, volume work, p-V diagram
  • Adiabatic processes, 2nd law of thermodynamics
  • Entropy, disorder and probability
  • Electric charge, electric field, electric potential
  • Capacitor, dielectric
  • Stationary electric current, Ohm's law, electric work and power, electric circuits
  • Electrolytes, electric interfaces, galvanic elements
  • Electric current in gases and vacuum
  • Magnetic field in vacuum and in matter
  • Lorentz force, electric current and magnetic field
  • Magnetic induction, inductance
  • Switching, alternating current, impedance
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Light rays, reflection and refraction, dispersion
  • Geometrical optics, image generation, lenses, aberrations, optical instruments
  • Interference, diffraction, resolution power
  • Polarization, birefringence, Brewster’s angle
  • Bohr’s atomic model, molecules
  • Spectral lines, Beer's law
  • Atomic nuclei, isotopes, nuclear reactions, ionizing radiation

General information:

Credit points: 6 (ME1030-KP06)
Language: offered only in German
Grading through: written exam

Further information:

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