From 1961 Oertel studied physics at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel . Like his brother Goetz Oertel before him , he was active in the Corps Palaiomarchia-Masovia . When he was inactive , he switched to the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and the University of Hamburg . In 1967 he passed the diploma examination as a physicist . In 1970 he was awarded a Dr. rer. nat. PhD. From 1973 to 2005 he taught at the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich , which had appointed him Professor of Mathematics and Building Physics in 1979. Like his father Egon Oertel (1901–1974) a passionate genealogist , Oertel became known through his decades of voluntary work as coordinator of the Württemberg local clan books . Of the around 100 volumes in this series published by 2015, 32 volumes were written by himself. At his place of residence in Neubiberg , he maintains a historical-demographic documentation center for south-west Germany. Oertel has been married since 1966 and has three daughters.
- Physics for civil engineers . Heyne, Munich 1976. ISBN 978-3453490529 .
- Medal Pro Merito Genealogiae of the Central Office for Personal and Family History in Frankfurt (1984)
- Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon (2003)
- Badge of Honor of the Working Group on Home Care in the Karlsruhe District (2005)
- Home Medal of the State of Baden-Württemberg (2015)
- Literature by and about Burkhart Oertel in the catalog of the German National Library
- Württemberg local clan books (GenWiki)
- Kösener Corpslisten 1996, 114 , 132
- Diploma thesis: About a special method for measuring the lifetime of excited atomic states .
- Dissertation: Optical measurement of the hyperdeinstructure splitting of Co I terms and their consideration when determining the abundance of cobalt on the sun .
- Home medal for Burkhart Oertel
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German physicist and genealogist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 27, 1940|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Stuhm, West Prussia|