2017-2018 / STRA0004-2

Personal works (including an optional 3-day visit)


20h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in physics3 crédits 


David Strivay

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Personal work will be an introduction to methods of documentation, processing and presentation of data.
The chapters are:
- Error evaluation
- Data fitting
- Introduction to LaTeX
- Method of documentation
- Oral presentation

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The aim of the student project will be to develop and present a field of research in physics.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

An introduction is given at the beginning of each session and tutorials are then proposed.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

The course is given in the second semester according to the schedule distributed at the beginning of the academic year by the Department logisticians.

Recommended or required readings

Lecture slides.

Assessment methods and criteria

The evaluation consists of a work written in LaTeX on a topic in physics (1/3), its oral presentation (1/3) and an exam on the calculation of errors and adjustment data (1/3).

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


+32 4 366.36.95

Items online

Slides available on eCampus