Physics 195 – Lab
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*Lab Logistics for the Semester
Percent Difference vs. Percent Error Guide
* Significant Figures Tutorials: ** Read this guide first! **
#2 - Intro#3 - more #4 - sig figs #5 - rules for addition & subtraction
#6- rules for mult and div#7 #8
Lab #1 - Metric System and Density (this lab is already included in the bookstore lab packet.)
Lab #2 - Straight-line Kinematics (this lab is already included in the bookstore lab packet.)
Lab #3 - Projectile Motion
For Lab #6: I will provide you with a copy of the following "Vernier caliper" file in class: Vernier Caliper Worksheet , you do NOT have to print this out.
Our class hand-out on How
to Read the Vernier Calipers
* Please visit these links for addition help in using the Vernier calipers.
These java applets show you how to read a Vernier caliper: GREAT!!
to a tutorial on how to use the Vernier caliper
How to Make a Graph (this is already included in the Kinematics Lab )
How to Graph on Log-Log paper (this is already included in the Kinematics Lab )
Get Graph Paper here too!
Uncertainties and Error Propagation link
by Hand and on Computer link: this is a great tutorial on “how to make a graph”
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