Unformatted text preview: physics measurements * Students will calculate useful statistical properties like mean, standard deviation, standard deviation of the mean, using experimental data. * Students will use maximum likelihood techniques to fit experimental data. * Students will write papters in scientific format that compare experimental data to specific scientific principles. Tests: two midterm tests. No final exam. Grading: Laboratory experiments, class participation, written reports: 60%; Homework: 20%; Two tests: 10% each; Letter grades will be issued according to the disctribution curve of the number grades....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course PHYS 309 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '10