Terry R Richardson
         Senior Instructor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

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Schedule  PHYS 102 Lab sec 03 Spring 2018 Tuesday 2:30–5:30 PM

prof's cell: 843-670-7878

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Lab Day Date Lab Topic
Lab Quiz Assignment
Bring to Lab*





Tue
9-Jan
    First week of classes. No official meeting for lab section 03  this week. However I will be there in
    the lab room for about an hour to work physics problems with any lecture students from either
    section who wish to participate.


1

Tue
16-Jan
Intro to Lab
Electrostatics
bring your lab
manual to class–earn a 10 on Quiz #1
get the lab manual from Sas_E_Ink
read the first lab
watch LL prob 4
lab
manual


2

Tue 23-Jan Electric Fields
electrostatics & electric fields vocabulary
read lab for
the week
lab
manual


3

Tue 30-Jan Simple Circuits
circuits
vocabulary
read lab for
the week
lab
manual


4

Tue 6-Feb Circuit Reduction

read lab for
the week
lab
manual


5

Tue 13-Feb
RC Circuit
report guidelines 
digital submission is
NOT required

digital submission instructions


read lab for
the week
lab
manual


6

Tue 20-Feb Magnetism

RC Circuits Report due
read lab for the week
lab
manual


7

Tue 27-Feb Magnetic Induction





8

Tue
6-Mar Revisiting the
RC Circuit





9

Tue 13-Mar Reflection & Refraction




10

Tue 27-Mar Lenses & Simple
Optical Instruments
optical terms
read the manual write up
on Lenses & Simple
Optical Instruments



11

Tue 3-Apr Interference of Light
 




12

Tue 10-Apr Spectroscopy I
follow manual, make obs. answer questions & submit report before leaving


diffraction terms


Reflection & Refraction Group
Report Due

details 


13

Tue 17-Apr Radioactivity
follow manual, make obs. answer questions & submit report before leaving
radioactivity terms

Lenses & Simple Optical Instruments Group Report Due
details
Interference of Light Group
Report Due

details 






Everyone is expected to Complete the Two Assignments Below

(Of course you may collaborate with group members on the lab and will have identical data.)
                                                                                                  
Due Date is Friday April 20



lab report &
letter links

writing the major lab report
letter topic

  writing a letter 
submission instructions


*Number code for items to bring for lab: 1 = textbook, 2 = laptop or flashdrive to save files from lab and 3 = lab manual.  Always bring your notebook and writing device, especially pencils.


lab safety pages

syllabus

lab best practices 

measuring lengths