Basics of natural sciences and technologies

Short Name
Naturwis. u. tech. Grund
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Rinn
  • Prof. Dr. Franz Cemic
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Rinn
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Wüst
Short Description
This modul contains the basic knowledge of natural sciences and technologies to understand the IT-Hardware and to perform simple calculations.
Learning Objectives

The students get to know the basics of natural sciences and technologies they need to understand the hardware of computers, data networks, multimedia technology and embedded systems. Moreover they get basic knowledge to work in a technical field.

  • charge, current, voltage, resistance, power, energy
  • electromagnetic waves, propagation of waves, fiber optics
  • magnetism, magnetoresistive effects
  • displays, led, lcd, crt
  • semiconductors, bipolar and field-effect transistors
  • telecommunications, signals, sampling, digitization, modulation, bandwidth, filters
  • control loops, quantum computers
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
6.0 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction

Lecture 3 SWS, exercises 1 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination prerequisite: Participation in exercises or 1 accepted homework,

Examination: Written exam

Evaluation Standard
according to examination regulations (§ 9)
  • D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker und S. W. Koch: Physik. BachelorEdition Wiley-VCH
  • P. A. Tipler, G. Mosca, M. Basler und R. Dohmen: Physik: für Wissenschaftler und Ingenieure Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
  • Jitschin, Wolfgang: Physik für Ingenieure in Formeln und Tabellen Selbstverlag
  • Kuchling, Horst: Taschenbuch der Physik Hanser
  • Vorlesungsfolien
Prerequisite for Modules