141.A73 mitdenken.erlaubt@tuwien.ac.at 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.

2024S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


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

Learning outcomes

will not be held in the following semester

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


Mode of examination


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



Examination modalities

summary of 4 chapters of the lechture (each 1 page, 11 points) --> email

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2024 00:00 29.06.2024 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Elective


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