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

Email:

mjohnson@csustan.edu


My Schedule


Description


Announcements

The Final is on Wednesday, December 13 at 11:15 am.  It will primarily cover propagation of errors, significant figures and linear regression.

The last labs are due on Monday, December 11, or at latest at the final.

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