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

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>>>
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
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