Dr. Kevin B. Aptowicz
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
West Chester University
PHY 170 - Laboratory Component

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Lab Component
Syllabus
  Dates
Activities
Assignments
  24 Jan
Introduction / FCI
None.
  31 Jan
Estimating Errors
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Read in Lab Manual: Welcome to PHY 170 Lab
Read in Lab Manual: An Introduction to Estimating Uncertainties
Read in Lab Manual: Appendix #1: Lab Notebook – The First Entry
Taylor Text: Assignment #1
  7 Feb
Measuring Acceleration
Read in Lab Manual: Measuring Acceleration
Read in Lab Manual: Appendix #2: Creating and working … Example Data
Taylor Text: Assignment #2
  14 Feb
Free Fall
Read in Lab Manual: Free-Fall – A Case of …
Taylor Text: Assignment #3
  21 Feb
Projectile Motion
Read in Lab Manual: Projectile Motion
  28 Feb
Inclined Plane
Read in Lab Manual: Coefficient of Friction of a Inclined Plane
  6 Mar
Midterm Lab Exam / FCI
 
  13 Mar
No Lab – Spring Break
 
  20 Mar
Linear Momentum
Read in Lab Manual: Conservation of Linear Momentum
Taylor Text: Assignment #4
  27 Mar
Biomechanics
Read in Lab Manual: Biomechanics: Forces …
Taylor Text: Assignment #5
  3 Apr
Kelper’s Third Law
Read in Lab Manual: Kepler’s Third Law
Taylor Text: Assignment #6
  10 Apr
Spring-Mass Oscillator
Read in Lab Manual: Spring-Mass Oscillator
  17 Apr
Standing Waves
Read in Lab Manual: Standing Waves on a String
  24 Apr
Final Lab Exam
 
  1 May
No Lab