Introduction to experimental physics
NSC617 - 3 Credits - Introductory
Time: Tu 1.30pm-4.50 pm
Place: Sci 117A
Faculty: Sara Salimbeni
A laboratory course intended to give an introduction to experimental methods in physics. Topics include mechanics and thermodynamics. You will acquire familiarity with a variety of laboratory instruments, techniques and statistical tools. You will also learn how to record and present your observations and results. This class will help you to further develop experimental common sense and "physical intuition".
Prerequisite: General physics 1 or approval from the teacher
There is no required text for this course.
An useful reference: An introduction to error analysis. Study of uncertainties in physical measuraments by John Taylor.