This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
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....
View Full Document
- Spring '10