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141.A41 Metrology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to apply quantities and units based on the Internationl System of Units (SI), to qualify and calculate measurement uncertainties and to operate metrological standardardisation methods.

Subject of course

Introduction to the science of measurement, history of metrology, quantiteis and units, the international system of units, representation methods of units, global, European and national metrological infrastructure, measurement uncertainties, international metrological cooperation, research programms and standards, quality management and accreditiaon, legal metrology, selected examples of metrological practice   

Teaching methods

Lecture, discussion and operation of laboratory exercises at the metrological standards of the Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying (BEV)  

Mode of examination


Additional information

Lehrveranstaltung in Kooperation mit dem Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen unter Mitwirkung von: 

Dr. Christian Buchner, Mag. Robert Edelmaier, DI Christina Hofstätter, Dr. Michael Matus, Dr. Petra Milota, Dr. Anton Nießner, Veronika Rennmayr BA, DI Dietmar Steindl, DI Andreas Steurer, DI Wolfgang Waldmann



Course dates

Wed09:00 - 18:0006.05.2020 Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen, Arltgasse 35, 1160 WienLaboratory exercises
Wed09:00 - 18:0013.05.2020 Forschungszentrum Seibersdorf, 2444 SeibersdorfVU Metrologie - Laborübungen in 4 Gruppen, je Gruppe 4h
Thu09:00 - 18:0014.05.2020 Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen, Arltgasse 35, 1160 WienLaboratory exercises
Wed09:00 - 18:0020.05.2020 Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen, Arltgasse 35, 1160 WienVU Metrologie - Laborübungen in 4 Gruppen, je Gruppe 4h
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written examination - 3 questions out of a list, laboratory exercises and elaboration of a laboratory protocol


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue16:00 - 17:0025.06.2024EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER written08.05.2024 00:00 - 24.06.2024 00:00TISS1. Prüfungstermin 16:00 - 17:00
Fri16:00 - 17:0027.09.2024EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER written08.05.2024 00:00 - 26.09.2024 00:00TISS2. Prüfungstermin 16:00 - 17:00

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
23.09.2019 07:00 31.03.2020 23:59 31.03.2020 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 FW Elective Courses - Technical Physics Mandatory elective


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