Experimental Physics 

Fall 2017

Instructor: 

Marvin Johnson

Office 

N169 

Phone 

667-3552

Office Hours:

Mon. & Fri. 10:50-11:45 and Wednesday 1:00-1:45  (I will be gone 9/8 and 9/11.)

Email:

mjohnson@csustan.edu


My Schedule


Description


Announcements


Lab Schedule

Write up hints

Sample Report

You should be familiar with the error analysis used in General Physics.  If you need a refresher, see Simple Error Analysis.

   A more thorough discussing of the theory of errors is in ERRORS

National Institute of Standards

Uncertainties

Physical Constants

The Verdet constant of water can be found here.


Experiments

Note that g for Turlock is 9.7990m/s to 5 significant digits according to the gravity base station data at the link below.     

http://nebula.deanza.edu:16080/~norona/Gravity_base_stations_files/NGA%20Gravity%20Reference%20Base%20Stations%20-%20California.pdf

Pendulum





Faraday Rotation
Dielectric Constant
Nuclear
Blackbody or Thermal Radiation
Manual
Springs
Photoelectric


 Homework




Other Links

Radiation Hazards

Radiation Exposure Calculator

Hyper Physics