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Lab: Tuesday & Thursday, 1:00-4:50 PM, Crow 302

Instructor Assistant in Instruction Assistant in Instruction Lab Coordinator
    Professor Johanna Nagy     William Charles     Yelin Sheng     Dr. Scott Handley

The class email address is: physics322@physics.wustl.edu

General Information
  • Syllabus (on Canvas)
  • Description of Experiments


  • Lab Notebooks & Participation Guidelines
  • Oral Presentation Guidelines
  • Written Paper Guidelines
 
  • Is There A Future For The Advanced Lab?
Additional Info
  • Significant Digits
  • Uncertainty
  • Theory of Error Propagation
 
  • Hints for Writing Scientific Papers
  • Preparing a Scientific Paper in Latex Video
  • Download Latex Templates

Experiment Assignments

Timeline
The first day of class is on Jan. 17. We will meet at 1:00 PM in Crow 204.
  • There will be a brief introduction and description of the lab experiments. We will discuss some details about presentations and data analysis.
  • You will choose which lab experiments you would like to perform. (Choose at least 6 experiments in case you do not get your first 3 choices.)
  • You will submit your experiment choices.
  • We will devise a schedule for the experiments that best fits everybody‚Äôs request.
On Jan. 19 we will meet at 1:00 PM in Crow 302.
Three experiments will be performed over the course of the semester. At the end of each period a lab notebook and either an oral presentation or written publication are required.
 
Period 1 Jan. 19 - Feb. 16  
    Peer Review Paper Draft     Feb. 16
Final Paper     Feb. 23 at 1pm
Period 2 Feb. 21 - Mar. 28  
    Spring Break:   Mar. 14 & 16
Oral Presentation     Mar. 28
Period 3 Mar. 30 - Apr 27  
    Peer Review Paper Draft     Apr. 27
Final Paper     May 4 at 1pm

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