PHY 232 Lab

Lab Supplies

Students are expected to purchase their lab supplies. You will be given a specific list in the Syllabus at the beginning of the semester. If you wish to purchase the supplies in advance, you can see the details  here.

Lab Manuals


Lab Manuals v.2021  Lab Manuals v.2019
 1 Standing Waves Standing Waves
 2 Measuring the Speed of Light  Air Column
 3 Working with Multimeters  Equipotential Lines
 4 Measuring Resistance  Ohm’s Law  1
 5 Resistors in Series and Parallel  Ohm’s Law  2
 5 Measuring Volts  RC Circuits
 6 Ohm’s Law   Q/M Ratio
 7 Equivalent Resistance  AC Circuits
 8 Loops and Junctions Ray Optics: Index of Refraction
 9 Mirrors  Ray Optics: Lenses
 10 Lenses  Interference and Diffraction
11 Wave Optics  Analysis of Light

Lab Reports

Here are the Lab Report Guidelines and Grading.

Sample Lab Reports

Lab Safety

All students must abide by the Lab Safety Rules while present in the physics laboratory room.

All students must complete a Lab Safety Quiz posted in their Physics Lab Blackboard  Site before they are allowed to enter the lab.