141.A73 mitdenken.erlaubt@tuwien.ac.at
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, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • review social and ethical questions with their technical background
  • express their crictical view of special topics of natural science and technic
  • get a better understanding of bionic, energy, climate, radioactivity, (ionising) radiation, ...
  • look deeper into a special subject and present their findings

Subject of course

  1. genesis of technic
  2. calculation of technological consequences
  3. ethic of science
  4. diversitymanagement
  5. gender mainstreaming
  6. application of ionising radiation in technic and medicine
  7. energy
  8. problems of nuclear facilities
  9. ressources
  10. bionic - to be tought by nature for further technologies
  11. climate
  12. technic, ethic and society

Teaching methods

lecture (online with comments)

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Skripten / Unterlagen: LV Strahlenphysik, Gesellschaftliche Aspekte ionisierender Strahlung, Strahlenphysiklaische Methoden in Technik und Medizin, Radioökologie

Krieger, Strahlenphysik, Dosimetrie und Strahlenschutz, B.G. Teubner, ISBN 3-519-13078-5

Holmes-Siedle, Adams: Handbook of radiation effects, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-850733-X

Sorenson, Phelps, Physics in Nuclear Medicine, W.B. Saunders Company, ISBN 0-8089-1804-4

Hinterberger, Physik der Teilchenbeschleuniger, Springer, ISBN 3-540-61238-6

Hendee, Biomedical Unse of Radiation, Wiley-VCH, ISBN 3-527-29668-9

Gebeshuber I.C. (2016) "Wo die Maschinen wachsen: Wie Lösungen aus dem Dschungel unser Leben verändern werden", Ecowin Verlag, by Benevento Publishing - Eine Marke der Red Bull Media House GmbH, Wals bei Salzburg, Austria. 236 pages, ISBN 978-3-7110-0090-3



Course dates

Fri12:30 - 14:0013.03.2020Sem.R. DA grün 06A Technik für Menschen: mitdenken.erlaubt@tuwien.ac.at
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

presentation of one special topic + oral exam (eg. both online)


please contact lecturer via email

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.01.2020 00:00 27.06.2020 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Elective


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