Week of Lab Total grade percentage Supplemental
material
Sept 1 Lab Introduction
Obtain the Physics Lab Manual: Mechanics and Sound from the Bookstore
Download the lab Syllabus


Syllabus

Sept 8 Unit 1: Uncertainties 8 % Appendix 2 for Unit 1
Sept 15 Unit 2: Newton's Second Law 8 % Appendix III - for Unit 2
Sept 22 Unit 3: Composition and resolution of Forces 8 %
Sept 29 Unit 4: Uniform Circular Motion
Graphing data with uncertainties Using Excel
14 % Excel 2003
Excel 2007 2010
Oct 6 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
Oct 13 Unit 5: Projectile Motion
8 %
Oct 20 Unit 6: Rotational Equilibrium 8 %
Oct 27 Unit 7: Hooke's law 20 %
Nov 3 RM 110 and 114, Unit 8: Archimedes Principle
Rm 223: Unit 9: Speed of Sound
8 %
Nov 10 RM 110 and 114, Unit 9: Speed of Sound
RM 223: Unit 8: Archimedes Principle
8 %
Nov 17 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 pencil. No scantron required
A formula sheet will be provided.
18 % Study Guide
Problems and Question
Equation Sheet