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Prof. Hans Ulrich Fuchs

Prof. Hans Ulrich Fuchs

Prof. Hans Ulrich Fuchs
ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Applied Complex Systems Science
Technikumstrasse 9
8400 Winterthur

hans.fuchs@zhaw.ch

Persönliches Profil

Tätigkeit an der ZHAW als

Dozent für Physik und Systemdynamik
www.zamp.zhaw.ch/de/engineering/zamp.html

https://home.zhaw.ch/~fusa/index.html

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte, Spezialkenntnisse

Thermodynamics as a theory of the dynamics of heat
Thermal design: Optimisation of thermal processes
System dynamics modeling
Physics as a systems science
Theories of learning in physics and the sciences
Studio design and inquiry based learning

Aus- und Fortbildung

Diloma in physics at ETH Zurich 1975
MS in computational physics, Rensselaer Polytechnik Institute, Troy, NY, 1978

Beruflicher Werdegang

Royal Dutch Shell, Den Haag (1979-1981), Data analysis
Sulzer, Winterthur (1981-1993), Computational engineering
ZHW, since 1983

Mitglied in Netzwerken

Projekte

Publikationen

Monographien und Herausgeberschaften

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    The Dynamics of Heat

    : A Unified Approach to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer.

    (2. Aufl.) New York: Springer, New York.

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    Modeling of Uniform Dynamical Systems

    : A System Dynamics Approach.

    Zürich:

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    Physik

    : Ein systemdynamischer Zugang für die Sekundarstufe II.

    Aarau: Sauerländer.

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    The Dynamics of Heat

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    New York: Springer-Verlag.

Beiträge, peer-reviewed

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    From Stories to Scientific Models and Back: Narrative framing in modern macroscopic physics

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    International Journal of Science Education, 37 Peer reviewed.

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    A Direct Entropic Approach to Uniform and Spatially Continuous Dynamical Models of Thermoelectric Devices

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    Energy Harvesting Systems, 1, 3-4. Peer reviewed.

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    Damped Mechanical Oscillator: Experiment and Detailed Energy Analysis

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    The Physics Teacher, 52 88-90. Peer reviewed.

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    From image schemas to narrative structures in sciences

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    Proceedings of the ESERA Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2013 Peer reviewed.

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    On the nature of continuity or discontinuity between lay and scientific conceptualizations in physics

    : A Symposium.

    Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Conceptual Change, Bologna Peer reviewed.

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    The narrative structure of continuum thermodynamics

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    Proceedings of the ESERA Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2013 Peer reviewed.

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    When science needs conceptual change—What thermodynamics tells us about continuity of conceptualizations

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    Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Conceptual Change, Bologna Peer reviewed.

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    Entropy in the teaching of introductory thermodynamics

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    American Journal of Physics, 55 (1987). 215. Peer reviewed.

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    A surrealistic tale of electricity

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    American Journal of Physics, 54 (1986). 907. Peer reviewed.

Beiträge, nicht peer-reviewed

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    Dal pensiero mitico alla conoscenza della natura

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    In: T. Altiero; F. Corni (Hg.). Innovazione nella didattica delle scienze nella scuola primaria e dell’infanzia. Al crocevia fra discipline scientifiche e umanistiche. Mantova: Universitas Studiorum.

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    Costruire e utilizzare storie sulle forze della natura per la comprensione primaria della scienza

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    In: Fedderico Corni (Hg.). Le scienze nella prima educazione. (59-84). Trento: Erickson.

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    Il significato in natura

    : Dalle strutture schematiche alle strutture narrative della scienza.

    In: Federico Corni (Hg.). Le scienze nella prima educazione. (11-33). Trento: Erickson.

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    Differences and Change - An Example of Figurative Structures in Physics

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    In: Proceedings of the Physics Didactics Conference, Università Federico II di Napoli, September 28-30, 2006. Napoli: Università Federico II di Napoli.

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    System Dynamics Modeling in Fluids, Electricity, Heat, and Motion

    : Examples, Practical Experience, and Philosophy.

    In: Amstel Institute, University of Amsterdam (Hg.). Proceedings of the 2006 GIREP Conference. Modeling in Physics and Physics Education.

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    Physik als Systemwissenschaft

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    In: .

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    Qualitatitive Physics

    : Language and visualization as tools for understanding physical processes.

    In: .