Physics of Audition

Module PH1381

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 WS 2012/3

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
WS 2014/5WS 2013/4WS 2012/3

Basic Information

PH1381 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered irregular.

This module description is valid to SS 2013.

If not stated otherwise for export to a non-physics program the student workload is given in the following table.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
120 h 40 h 4 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH1381 in the version of WS 2012/3 was J. Leo van Hemmen.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Seminar talks by students on current topics in physics of audition.

Learning Outcome

After successful participation in the module the student can
use the basic methods of literature retrieval, condense their knowlegde from scientific papers into a presentation and obtain presentation skills.
They have learned about relevant topics of research in the field of physics of audition.


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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

The learning outcomes of this module will be developed through the literature search, the study of literature, the preparation of the presentation, the discussion with the teacher, the talk itself and answering questions about it.


Presentation materials, complementary literature


Specialized literature to the individual topics of the seminar talks will be provided;

own literature search.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

In the course of the seminar each student individually prepares a talk on a topic of current research. Based on this talk the learning outcome is tested.

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