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Physics 152 Lab Instructions
Spring 2015

Important Documents:
Lab Syllabus
Introduction To Laboratory Practices
  Lab report examples:
Well written
“Don't do this!”
The documents above are the same as last semester, and well worth reviewing!

Week of: Experiment:
19 Jan The Potential Field of an Electric Dipole
  • For this experiment, also print Using a Digital Multimeter. Bring this document with you each week!
  • 26 Jan Ohm’s Law
  • For this experiment, refresh your memory with Graphing & Curve Analysis Using KaleidaGraph.
  • 2 Feb Finding Systematic Error
    9 Feb No Lab – February Break!
    16 Feb The Laws of Faraday and Lenz
    23 Feb Kirchhoff’s Circuit Laws
    2 Mar Oscilloscopes
    9 Mar Double Slit Interference: Measuring the Wavelength of Light
    16 Mar No Lab – Spring Break! Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    23 Mar The Photoelectric Effect – Instructions updated 17 March
    30 Mar Diffraction Gratings and the Hydrogen Spectrum
    6 Apr Diffraction Gratings and the Hydrogen Spectrum – Continued Happy Easter!
    13 Apr Measuring the Radioactivity of a Smoke Detector – Note Change In Experiment Order!!
  • Note: There will be no eating or drinking during this experiment!
  • 20 Apr Lens Optics
    27 Apr Lab Practical - Information Handout

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