A. John Mallinckrodt   Professor of Physics, Cal Poly Pomona
Physics 121L is the laboratory course that accompanies Physics 121.




Interactive Physics




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Fall Quarter 2003

  • Course Syllabus   .pdf    .doc
  • Format Details and Scoring Guide for Laboratory Reports   .pdf    .doc
    Detailed specifications on the format that I request you use for lab reports, my criteria in evaluating your reports, and the meaning of cryptic marks that I make on your reports.
  • Sample Lab Writeup   .pdf    .doc
    An example illustrating the format described in the "Format Details and Scoring Guide"
  • Lab Report Self Evaluation   .pdf    .doc
    A cover sheet for your lab reports
  • "Quiz 0"    .pdf    .doc
    A simple quiz on error analysis to see if you "get it"
  • Linefit Application
    A java applet written by Cal Poly Pomona students for use in finding best linear fits to experimental data
  • Physics 121 Lab Manual Appendices on Numbers, Units, Uncertainty, Tables, Graphs, and Equipment (.pdf format only)

    Appendix A-Numbers
    Appendix B-Units
    Appendix C-Analysis of Uncertainty
    Appendix D-Data Tables
    Appendix E-Graphs

    Appendix F-Equipment Notes

©2001 by A. John Mallinckrodt
ajm at csupomona.edu

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