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Unformatted text preview: Exp#4: Homework Assignment 0. Objective Here is the first opportunity to prepare the figures and tables from some experimental results. It takes an enormous amount of time to do this right, and it forms the core of your lab report. Iff this is done well, then a good report can follow. Now is the time to find a word processor that works, and maybe even a printer that doesn't break down. Plan on things going wrong. Do not leave it until the night before. 1. Prepare a spreadsheet to analyze and plot the data Generate a spreadsheet that contains the raw data, together with formatted and clearly- presented, derived and/or calculated quantities of interest, including correct and useful uncertainty estimates. Use this spreadsheet platform to do all calculations and plots. Think of it as an electronic lab notebook. The spreadsheet will be handed in and graded. 1. Get sufficient control over Excel plotting defaults to generate (log-log and log-lin, respectively) plots of | H |( f ) and φ ( f) that are formatted similar to the blank graphs given in the handout. Your data will be plotted in symbols, with no connecting line (you will see why in a little while). If you have two different sources for the results, such as in the φ ( f)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2009 for the course AME 341AL taught by Professor Pottebaum during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07