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Intermediate Physics Laboratory for Physics and Physical Science
INT PHYS LAB
CLASS CODE: PH 250 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: PHYSICS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Intermediate Physics Laboratory for Physics and Physical Science Teaching Majors. Experimental investigations into electricity and magnetism and optics.
DESCRIPTION: This course is intended to give experience in conducting, analyzing and reporting experiments dealing with electricity, magnetism, and wave optics.
TOPICS: Basic statistics, experimental design, numerical modeling, circuit elements, computer integration, LabView, wave interference.
OBJECTIVES: Become acquainted with laboratory equipment and its limitations. Take, analyze and interpret data. Estimate uncertainty in data. Computer data acquisition. Develop computational modeling skills. Communicating technical information.
REQUIREMENTS: Student Lab reports for each lab experience, group work, a student designed experiment.
PREREQUISITES: Math 112, Physics 150. Concurrent Registration or completion of Physics 220.
Math Level: Extensive use of college algebra, trigonometry, and elementary calculus.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001