Experimental Physics 

Spring 2019

Instructor: 

Marvin Johnson

Office 

N169 

Phone 

667-3552

Office Hours:

Monday 11:00 - 11:45 and Thursday 9:30 - 12:30

Email:

mjohnson@csustan.edu


My Schedule


Description


Announcements


Lab Schedule for Labs 3 and 4.

Lab Schedule for Labs 5 and 6

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

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

A brief discussion of Simple Probability


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

Tennelec Lab Notes

Blackbody or Thermal Radiation

Manual

Muon Lifetime

Muon Manual

Photoelectric and Half-life



 Homework

The first homework needs to be turned in by 4:00 pm on Friday, March 15.



Other Links

Radiation Hazards

Radiation Exposure Calculator

Hyper Physics