Course Description : This course is to be taken in conjunction with Analytical Physics I and is the first semester of a three semester laboratory college-parallel sequence for engineering science and physics students. Students will make measurements and develop an understanding of the errors in those measurements and the final result. The importance of maintaining a laboratory notebook is emphasized as well as accurate and concise reporting of the data and results. The importance of interpreting the data is emphasized. The computer is used of data acquisition and analysis. Laboratory safety is also discussed.
Department Description : Natural Sciences
One year of high school laboratory physics
MAT 131 or equivalent