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Laboratory Information Introductory Physics Labs

Lab Schedule – Physics 101

Attention:
Physics 101 Labs begin the first week of classes!

Note! If the number of the laboratory that you enrolled in (WSU schedule of classes) is odd (01,
03, 05,…) go to the room in the odd column below. Enrollees for even numbers (02, 04, 06,…) go
to the room in the even column.

 Date  Room #
odd  /  even
 Lab Title  OpenStax Chapt.
 Aug. 22-24 441 /  432 Uncertainty Tutorial
Representations of Motion
 (Tutorial)
 Ch. 1, 2
 Aug. 29-31  441 /  432  Motion along a Straight Line  Ch. 2
 Sept. 5-7  422 /  241  Free Fall  Ch. 2
 Sept. 12-14  441 /  432  Adding Forces with a Force Table  Ch. 3
 Sept. 19-21  441 /  432  Projectile Motion  Ch. 3
 Sept. 26-28  422 /  241  Newton’s Second Law  Ch. 4
 Oct. 3-5  441 /  432  Simple Pendulum
 Oct 10-12  422 /  241  Newton’s Third Law, Impulse and Momentum  Ch. 4 and 8
 Oct. 17-19  441 /  432  Work and Energy  Ch. 7
 Oct. 24-26  422 /  241  Ballistic Pendulum  Ch. 8
 Oct. 31-Nov. 2  422 /  241  Buoyancy; Mechanics Survey  Ch. 11
 Nov. 7-9  No Labs – (in lieu of Veteran’s Day)
 Nov. 14-16  422  /  241  Vibrating Strings  Ch. 16
 Nov. 21-23  No Labs – Thanksgiving Break
 Nov. 28-30 432  /  441  Spring-Mass Oscillations  Ch. 16
 Dec. 5-7 441 /  432  Lab Exam – during your regularly scheduled lab period
 Dec. 12-14  No Labs (Finals Week)

 
Lab rooms change frequently. Consult the bulletin boards across the halls from the elevators
on the second, third, or fourth floors of Webster Physical Sciences Building for the latest lab
room assignments.