892100 Physics for UIW

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Mechanics of solids (mass and density, force, torque, deformation and fracture under tension, work, energy and power)

Thermodynamics: Heat, specific heat of solids and gases, states of matter; air humidity; transport processes.

Electricity: electrostatics; DC-circuits; electromagnetism; principles of electrodynamics; moved charges and currents in magnetic fields; electromagnetic induction; AC-circuits; resistance and AC-circuits; work and power from AC; transformers; three-phase current; electric power consuming circuit; power supply in Austria.

Previous knowledge expected

Mathematics and physics on high school level

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The student has knowledge in mechanics of solids, thermodynamics and electricity and can use this to solve practical problems
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.