HW1 Phys 375 F10

HW1 Phys 375 F10 - Phys 375 HW 1 Fall 2010 Problems Due 13 September 2010 0 Summarize the results of your lab-0 experiment and data collection

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Phys 375 HW 1 Fall 2010 Problems Due 13 September, 2010 0 . Summarize the results of your lab-0 experiment and data collection. Briefly describe the procedure, make a diagram of the experimental layout, and show an example data plot. Include all .m MatLab files used, data files obtained, and a plot of the beam intensity as a function of time. Submit your electronic lab report to your TA, Nightvid Cole, [email protected] . The report is due before the beginning of class on Monday/Wednesday. To do the next two problems, consult the summary of experimental error analysis and propagation on the class web site under “Notes on Error Analysis” ( http://www.physics.umd.edu/courses/Phys375/Anlage_Fall2010/erroranalysis.pdf ). 1 . Error analysis . For the following list of data, calculate (“by hand” – i.e. use a calculator and show your work) the mean, mode, median, standard deviation, variance, and standard deviation of the mean. Please do the analysis “by hand” – just this once. You can check your results with MatLab.
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PHYSICS 375 taught by Professor Eno during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.

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