134.157 Ultrasound in Nature, Engineering and Medicine Canceled
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

The students will become familiar with the fundamentals and with important applications of ultrasound.

Subject of course

SONAR orientation sense of bat and dolphin; importance of SONAR for the U-Boot localisation in world war II; Ultrasound non-destructive material testing; Sono-luminiscence; Ultrasonic separation of suspended particles: Highlights of the European Training and Mobility Network UltraSonoSep: Acoustic bio-cell filters; Ultrasonic emulsion splitting (http://www.iap.tuwien.ac.at/www/euss); Therapeutic and diagnostic ultrasound; Sonothrombolysis; Sonoporation.



Examination modalities

Short accompanying oral examinations (repetitions by students). Written examination at the end, optional (global) oral examination


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Wed16:00 - 18:0014.06.2023FH Hörsaal 1 - MWB written10.05.2023 12:00 - 13.06.2023 12:00TISSFinal written test

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
07.03.2019 00:00 12.04.2019 08:00 18.04.2019 08:00

Registration modalities

Please use TISS https://TISS.tuwien.ac.at/ to apply for final exam (=course registration)



Lecture slides and supporting material are provided electronically.

Previous knowledge

Bachelor or equivalent preeducation required. A personal laptop is strongly recommended, because it allows the use of electronic document copies of the provided lecture material.

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses


  • Attendance Required!