Module Handbook

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Notes on the module handbook of the department Mechanical and Process Engineering

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Module MV-MTS-197-M-4

physics-based measuring technique (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-MTS-197-M-4 physics-based measuring technique 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-MTS] Measurement and Sensor Technology
Reference course of study [MV-88.202-SG] M.Sc. Production Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V+1U MV-MTS-86601-K-4
physics-based measuring technique
P 42 h 48 h - - PL1 3.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-MTS-86601-K-4]: Title: "physics-based measuring technique"; Presence-Time: 42 h; Self-Study: 48 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10604 ("Physics-based Technique")
    written (90-120 minutes) or oral (15 - 30 minutes) examination (depending on the number of participants)

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Introduction to metrology
  • Measurement of mechanical variables: path, angle, speed, acceleration, elongation, force, torque
  • Measurement of electrical variables: current, voltage, output
  • Measurement of process variables: temperature, flow rate, pressure, level
  • Time measurement, electromagnetic field sizes
  • Sound field sizes, radioactivity

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture

Students are able to

  • Explain the structure, benefit and application of SI base units
  • Describe how physical measurement principles work
  • Compare different measurement setups
  • Identify the measurement challenges in engineering topics
  • Develop their own solutions to specific measurement tasks

2. Practice

Students are able to

  • Calculate essential parameters of measurement statistics
  • Solve problems related to optical measurement technology
  • Interpret shape and roughness measurements


  • P. Profos, Grundlagen der Messtechnik, Oldenbourg Verlag, 1997

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)

Basic knowledge of physics

Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-MTS-197-M-4]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MV-88.202-SG] M.Sc. Production Engineering [Compulsory Modules] Pflichtmodule [P] Compulsory
[MV-88.A29-SG] M.Sc. Biological and Chemical Engineering [Compulsory Modules] Studienschwerpunkt I [WP] Compulsory Elective
[MV-88.?-SG#2022] M.Sc. Produktionstechnik 2022 [2022] [Compulsory Modules] Pflichtmodule [P] Compulsory
Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALLG-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Master allgemein 2022
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-BioVT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Bioverfahrenstechnik