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.

2023S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


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

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, DI Katharina Zellhofer, Dr. Michael Matus, Dr. Peter Rosenkranz, Dr. Anton Nießner, Veronika Rennmayr, BA, DI Dietmar Steindl, DI Andreas Steurer, DI Wolfgang Waldmann, DI Robert Brettner-Messler




Course dates

Wed14:00 - 17:0010.05.2023 - 17.05.2023Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Tue14:00 - 17:0016.05.2023 - 23.05.2023Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Wed13:00 - 17:0014.06.2023 - 21.06.2023 BEV Arltgasse 35, 1160 WienLaborübungen im BEV (evt. 2 Gruppen)
Tue13:00 - 17:0020.06.2023 BEV, TFZ Seibersdorf, 2444 SeibersdorfLaborübungen im BEV (evt. 2 Gruppen)
Metrology - Single appointments
Wed10.05.202314:00 - 17:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Tue16.05.202314:00 - 17:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Wed17.05.202314:00 - 17:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Tue23.05.202314:00 - 17:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung (Reservetermin, nur falls notwendig)
Wed14.06.202313:00 - 17:00 BEV Arltgasse 35, 1160 WienLaborübungen im BEV (evt. 2 Gruppen)
Tue20.06.202313:00 - 17:00 BEV, TFZ Seibersdorf, 2444 SeibersdorfLaborübungen im BEV (evt. 2 Gruppen)
Wed21.06.202313:00 - 17:00 BEV Arltgasse 35, 1160 WienLaborübungen im BEV (evt. 2 Gruppen)
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
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
20.03.2023 00:00 02.05.2023 23:59

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Übungsgruppe A (13-17 Uhr)16.05.2023 00:00
Übungsgruppe B (13-17 Uhr)16.05.2023 00:00


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


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