Week of Lab Total grade percentage Supplemental
material
Jan 25 Lab Introduction
Obtain the Physics Lab Manual: Mechanics and Sound from the Bookstore
Print and bring the lab Syllabus



Syllabus

Feb 1 Unit 1: Uncertainties 8 % Appendix 2 for Unit 1
Feb 8 Unit 2: Newton's Second Law 8 % Appendix III - for Unit 2
Feb 15 Unit 3: Composition and resolution of Forces 8 %
Feb 22 Unit 4: Uniform Circular Motion
Graphing data with uncertainties Using Excel
14 % Excel 2003
Excel 2007 2010
Feb 29 Report Writing Week
Bring the lab report you have prepared for unit 4.
Your TA will help you if you have any questions.
Help week
Mar 7 Unit 5: Projectile Motion
8 %
Mar 14 Spring Break :-)
Mar 21 Unit 6: Rotational Equilibrium 8 %
Mar 28 Unit 7: Hooke's law 20 %
Apr 4 RM 110 and 114, Unit 8: Archimedes Principle
Rm 216: Unit 9: Speed of Sound
8 %
Apr 11 RM 110 and 114, Unit 9: Speed of Sound
RM 216: Unit 8: Archimedes Principle
8 %
Apr 18 Lab Exam: 18 Multiple choice question and 4 problems
You must attend at your normally schedule time and room
You will need a calculator and a pencil. No scantron required
Bring the equation sheet located at the end of your lab manual.
18 % Study Guide
Problems and Question
Equation Sheet