Physics 202

Course Materials


General Information

Course Materials


Students must adhere to the Physics Lab Safety Rules.

Students are expected to read through the manuals in advance and come prepared for the lab.

Instructions on how to setup and operate the physics equipment can be found here.

Lab manuals
Pre-lab/Online  In-lab Experiment
 1  Lab Safety Equipotential Lines
 2  Electric Hockey* Resistivity
 3 DC Circuits* Ohm’s Law
 4 LabA. Ohm’s Law Graphs   RC Circuits
Kirchhoff’s Rules*  AC Circuits
 5  AC Circuits*  Q/M Ratio
LabA. Q/M Propagation of error Ray Optics: Index of Refraction
 7  Index of Refraction Ray Optics: Lenses
 8 Interference and Diffraction
 9  LabA.  Calculation of the H transitions in the visible spectrum  Analysis of Light
 10  Radioactive Dating Game* Half Life

*PhET simulations usually require up-to-date Java installation. Check the software requirements and follow instructions for the download and installation. Also, on MAC OS, you need to use Safari to run or download the apps. If the file still does not open, navigate to the folder, CTRL+click on the file and select Java to open the file with.