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PHY 2003 Lab Summer 2010 Physics 2003: Laboratory Instructions Textbook : “ Physics Laboratory Experiments” V. Coronel. You can download these lab notes from Blackboard. Grading : Your grade will be the average from the grades that you get in each of the ten laboratory reports that you will write after completing the lab work. Each report should include: - Objective: A two to five line statement on the purpose of the lab. - Procedure: A half-page to two-page description of the apparatus and method followed. A sketch of the equipment used is most useful here. - Data and Calculations. - Answer to questions, if any. - Conclusions: A two to five line statement, giving us a summary of your results and/or your impression of the lab: what you found surprising, disappointing, or poorly explained. Reports are due at dates given by your instructor; late reports will be penalized with 5 points off the grade per academic day of lateness. Lateness to the lab is penalized with 5 points off the grade for that lab, being late by more than 15 minutes automatically forbids
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Unformatted text preview: you from doing the lab. To submit a Lab report the student must be present at the lab session when the experiment was performed Laboratory Schedule .- The experiments to be performed are: 1. Basic Measurements. 2. Acceleration in Free Fall. 3. Vector addition using the Force Table. 4. Newtons Second Law. 5. Uniform Circular Motion. 6. Conservation of Momentum and Energy in Collisions 7. Torques, Equilibrium, and Moment of Inertia. 8. Specific Heat of Metals 9. Simple Harmonic Oscillator. 10. Speed of Sound in Air. There will be one make up session right after the last lab, it will be the same experiment for all students: Standing waves on a string. Generalities : In the grading of the lab reports neatness and organization count. You need to bring a scientific calculator, ruler, protractor, and a lab notebook for all the labs . Your lab grade may be averaged up or down a few points to normalize it with the average lab grades from the other lab sections....
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2010 for the course PHY 2003 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at CUNY Baruch.

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