PHYS 1111L

Fall 2014 Lab Schedules and Handouts: See Table 2 below.
Labs Begin: Jan. 12-17 First week of classes.  You must attend the first lab session.
Location: NC 1320 Campus Map
Lab Exams: 4/22 - 4/28 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
Week

Dates

Pre-Lab

Lab: Introduction & Procedures

Other materials/information
1 1/12-1/17   Finding Pi   Measurement, Errors and Significant Figures
2 1/20-1/26   Precision Measurement and Graphs   Vernier Caliper

Micrometer

3 1/20-2/2   Motion in 1D

4 2/3-2/9   Adding Forces

5 2/10-2/16   Gravitational Acceleration  
6 2/17-2/23   Friction  
7 2/25-3/3   Midterms  
8 3/4-3/17   Energy of Atwood's Machine   Waterslide
9 3/18-3/24   The Ballistic Pendulum
10 3/25-3/31   Torque and Equilibrium  
11 4/1-4/7   Rotational Motion  
12 4/8-4/14   Simple Harmonic Motion  
13 4/15-4/21   Resonance in Air Columns  
14 4/22-4/28   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

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