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Biomedical Physics 1

Module PH2001

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 2010/1

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

available module versions
WS 2018/9WS 2017/8WS 2010/1

Basic Information

PH2001 is a semester module in German or English language at Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Specific catalogue of special courses for Biophysics
  • Specific catalogue of special courses for Applied and Engineering Physics
  • Complementary catalogue of special courses for condensed matter physics
  • Complementary catalogue of special courses for nuclear, particle, and astrophysics
  • Mandatory Modules in M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics

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

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
150 h 40 h 5 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH2001 in the version of WS 2010/1 was Franz Pfeiffer.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

Physical principles of biomedical applications in clinical practice and research, such as X-ray imaging, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound

Learning Outcome

After successful participation in this module the student is able to:
1. describe the physical principles of various imaging modalities and to explain the respective process of image aquisition

2. name and evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of various imaging techniques

Preconditions

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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

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Media

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Literature

Will be announced in the lecture

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

In an oral exam the learning outcome is tested using comprehension questions and sample problems.

In accordance with §12 (8) APSO the exam can be done as a written test. In this case the time duration is 60 minutes.

Remarks on associated module exams

The exam for this module can be taken together with the exam to the associated follow-up module PH2002: Biomedizinische Physik 2 / Biomedical Physics 2 after the follwoing semester. In this case you need to register for both exams in the following semester.

Exam Repetition

The exam may be repeated at the end of the semester. There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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