Biomedical Physics 1
Module version of WS 2017/8
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|
|WS 2022/3||SS 2022||WS 2021/2||WS 2020/1||WS 2019/20||WS 2018/9||WS 2017/8||WS 2010/1|
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 workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|150 h||30 h||5 CP|
Responsible coordinator of the module PH2001 in the version of WS 2017/8 was Franz Pfeiffer.
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
Physical principles of biomedical applications in clinical practice and research, such as X-ray imaging, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound
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
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VO||2||Biomedical Physics 1||
Assistants: Schaff, F.
|UE||2||Exercise to Biomedical Physics 1||
Responsible/Coordination: Pfeiffer, F.
Thu, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Learning and Teaching Methods
Will be announced in the lecture
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.
The exam may be repeated at the end of the semester. There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.