PHYS 1111L

Fall 2015    Lab Schedules and Handouts:    See Table 2 below.   
Labs Begin:    Aug. 17-22    First week of classes.  You must attend the first lab session.   
Location:    NC 1320    Campus Map   
Lab Exams:    11/18-11/24    The lab exam will be given during the last lab session.   
Text:    Dunwoody Coursepack    Download from this site, or from your iCollege section.  Bring lab instructions for each week to each lab session.     
Lab Safety Requirement:    Refer to the Lab Safety Policy here.    You must sign the Lab Safety Guidelines and take the Safety Quiz by the 2nd lab session.  You must also read and abide by the Physics Lab Policies & Procedures.  These materials will be posted by your instructor in the iCollege page for your section.   

Table 2

Schedule, Handouts and other Lab Materials   



Lab: Introduction & Procedures

Other materials/information   
1    8/17-8/22      Finding Pi   Measurement, Errors and Significant Figures   
2    8/24-8/29      Precision Measurement and Graphs   Vernier Caliper


3    8/31-9/5      Motion in 1D

4    9/8-9/14      Adding Forces   

5    9/15-9/21      Gravitational Acceleration      
6    9/22-9/28      Friction      
7    9/30-10/6      Midterms     
8    10/7-10/13      Energy of Atwood's Machine   Waterslide   
9    10/14-10/20      The Ballistic Pendulum    
10    10/21-10/27      Torque and Equilibrium      
11    10/28-11/3      Rotational Motion     
12    11/4-11/10      Simple Harmonic Motion     
13    11/11-11/17      Resonance in Air Columns     
14    11/18-11/24      Lab Exams    Lab exams are held during the last regular lab session.   

Table 3

Other Information     
Guidelines for Lab Notebook and Lab Report    Lab Notebook and Report

Example Notebook

Formal Report Guide:    Formal Report Guide   
Example Reports:    Measuring "g"

Friction Report

Mapping Three Electric Fields

Density of Metal Cylinders

Sign up for Open Lab:    Open Lab