This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of SS 2021 (current)
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|SS 2021||SS 2016|
MA5016 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered irregular.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|180 h||60 h||6 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VO||2||Differential Forms||Massopust, P.|
|UE||2||Differential Forms (Exercise Session)||Massopust, P.|
Learning and Teaching Methods
H. Holmann u. H. Rummler, Alternierende Differentialformen, Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim, 1972.
I. Agricola u. T. Friedrich, Global Analysis: Differential Forms in Analysis, Geometry, and Physics, AMS Graduate Studies in Mathematics, Vol. 52, 2002.
M. do Carmo, Differential Forms and Applications, Springer Universitext, Berlin,1994.
H. Flanders, Differential Forms with Applications to the Physical Sciences, Dover Publications, New York, 1989.
S. Weintrau, Differential Forms: Theory and Practice, Academic Press, San Diego, 2014.
Description of exams and course work
The exam may be repeated at the end of the semester.