PHY 162 General Physics II (Balduz) Labs Spring 2017

Jose L Balduz Jr
Department of Physics
Mercer University
balduz_jl@mercer.edu
SYLLABUS
PHY 162 Homepage
Science & Engineering Bldg 205 
478-301-2229
Jose's  homepage 
Jose's office schedule

Mercer Physics Labs Homepage

Lab report guidelines  |  Lab report sample: Error Analysis | PendulumShortReport

January 12 (10:00 am start this meeting only) -  Assessment Pre-test & TUV (Test of Understanding Vectors)
January 19>>> Spring-Mass System (Preliminary): Instructions  |  Outline  |  Spreadsheet 
January 26>>> Spring-Mass System (Final):  Outline  |  Spreadsheet 
February 2>>> Standing Waves: Instructions | JBinstructions | JBoutline | JBspreadsheet   
Alternate versions:
Standing Waves 1: Instructions | JBinstructions1 | JBinstructions1a |
                                          Outline 11a | Spreadsheet1 | Data: S2013, S2014  
Standing Waves 2: Instructions | JBinstructions2 | Outline2Spreadsheet2
 
February 9>>>
Practice Problem session (Exam A: Ch 21, 22, 23)
February 16>>> Electric Fields and Equipotentials: Instructions | Spreadsheet
February 23>>> Capacitance (Quantitative): Instructions  |  Outline  |  Quantitative(spreadsheet)   
March 2>>> Series and Parallel Resistive Circuits: Instructions | Outline | Spreadsheet  
>>>March 9 - No lab: Spring Break!
March 16>>> Practice Problem session (Exam B: Ch 24, 25, 26, 27) 
March 23>>>
RC Circuits and the Oscilloscope: Instructions

March 30>>>
Reading Quiz 29 + Lecture / Magnetic Field Mapping: Instructions | Worksheet  

April 6>>> TBA / Electric Motors
: Instructions | Worksheet

April 13>>> Practice problem session (Exam C: Ch. 28, 29, 30)
April 20>>>
Pendulum: InstructionsOutline | Spreadsheet
April 27>>>
Standing Waves in Air: Instructions  |  Outline  |  Spreadsheet  

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Potential Lab Activities

Oscillations and Waves
Periodic Motion: Spring-Mass System: Instructions  |  Outline  |  Spreadsheet 
Pendulum: InstructionsOutline | Spreadsheet
Standing Waves 1: Instructions | JBinstructions1 | JBinstructions1a |
                     Outline 11a | Spreadsheet1 | Data: S2013, S2014

Standing Waves 2: Instructions | JBinstructions2 | Outline2Spreadsheet2
Standing Waves in Air: Instructions  |  Outline  |  Spreadsheet  

Optics
Reflection and Refraction - Instructions  |  Worksheet  |  Spreadsheet 

Geometric Optics

Electric Charges, Fields and Potentials
Electric Fields and Equipotentials: Instructions | Spreadsheet
Capacitance: Instructions  |  Outline  |  Qualitative Quantitative(spreadsheet)   

Circuits
Resistance and Resistivity
: Instructions | Outline | Spreadsheet | old data
Series and Parallel Resistive Circuits: Instructions | Outline | Spreadsheet  
RC Circuits and the Oscilloscope: Instructions | Outline
Kirchhoff's Laws

Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Field Mapping: Instructions | Worksheet  
Electric Motors
: Instructions | Worksheet