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Lecture1 - Physics 2BL A LABORATORY COURSE ON EXPERIMENTAL...

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Physics 2BL A LABORATORY COURSE ON EXPERIMENTAL METHODS OF PHYSICS Instructor: Leonid Butov Office: 2117 Natural Sciences Building E-Mail: lvbutov@physics.ucsd.edu a buto @p ys cs ucsd edu Office Hours: Monday 1:30-3:00 pm Lab TA Coordinator: Ben Heldt ffice: 681 Mayer Hall Addition Office: 2681 Mayer Hall Addition E-Mail: benheldt@physics.ucsd.edu Office Hours: Monday 3:30-5:00 pm and Friday 12:00-1:30 pm
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Web: WebCT Text: J. R. Taylor, An Introduction to Error Analysis. Second Edition Lab Notebooks: You will need two notebooks, one for experiments 1 and 3 and one r experiments 2 and 4 You will use one notebook while the other is being graded for experiments 2 and 4. You will use one notebook while the other is being graded by the TA. Homework: The assigned problems are given in the schedule. Solutions will be posted the following week. Final Exam: Wednesday, June 8, 7:00 – 7:50 p.m. hat: he experiments we performed and error analysis What: The experiments we performed and error analysis. Preparation: The best way to prepare for the final exam is to attend lectures and to do hw assignments .
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Guide to the Lab Write-Up Credit troduction Introduction What quantities are to be measured? 1 What is the essential physics? 1 Methodology Lab Proposal describes how you intend Key apparatus (sketches are useful) 1 Key equations 1 Data and experimental details to perform the experiment Data recording and analysis 6 Error analysis, dominant sources of error 4 Experimental conclusions 2 Lab Report Preliminary versions of the Introduction and Methodology should be written in the Proposal. Total credit for the Proposal is 4 points. The TA will grade the Proposal in the lab during the experiment. The proposal will be a part of the report. In the Report, e Proposal could be improved and its grading could be increased by 2 points the Proposal could be improved and its grading could be increased by 2 points.
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