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Fall 2016 Catalog 
Fall 2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PH 281 - Lab for PH 280

Credit Hours: Included in the 4.5 credit hours for PH 280

The laboratory will include experiments designed to reinforce the physical principles covered in the lectures and will give the student training in data analysis, error analysis and report writing. This laboratory course is to be taken concurrently with the lecture course PH 280 (Physics for Science & Engineering I).

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • use the experimental procedures involved in the demonstration of some of the fundamental laws of nature;
  • collect experimental data using appropriate procedures;
  • use mathematical techniques to analyze numerical data and calculate experimental errors;
  • organize the collected data in a technical lab report;
  • interpret data and draw intelligent conclusions; and
  • write comprehensive answers to qualitative questions.

Corequisites: MT 181
Concurrent Registration: PH 280
F/S (C, N, S)