Physics 133
Winter 2016
Intermediate Laboratory
University of California at Santa Cruz
MW 1:00-5:00pm, and TTh 1:00-5:00pm, Natural Sciences II First Floor Laboratory
Instructor: Bruce Schumm
Office: 329 Natural Sciences II
Phone: (831) 459-3034
Email: baschumm@ucsc.edu
 
Office Hours:
In Class
And by appointment if necessary
 
Teaching Assistants:
MW Lab: Amita Kuttner akuttner@ucsc.edu
TTh: Dean Henze dhenze@ucsc.edu
 
Students will perform a set of three laboratories, and aspire to professional-grade reports that motivate and describe the studies, and present results. Statistical analysis will be emphasized, which will involve the use of rudimentary programming technique. Labs include radioactive decay, atomic spectroscopy, and AC circuits.

Guidance for composing lab reports

Class-period and lab due-date schedule

In-class project for class period 2

In-class project for class period 3

Homework I

Homework II

Fall-back excel file for Homework II (use only if necessary; courtesy Prof. Sher)