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Laboratory Information Introductory Physics Labs

Lab Schedule – Physics 101

Physics 101
 Date  Room #
Even / Odd
 Lab Title  OpenStax Chapt.
Aug. 21-23 441 / 432 Intro to Labs and Uncertainty; Survey
Aug. 28-30 441 / 432 Representations of Motion (Tutorial)
Motion along a Straight Line
 Ch. 2
Sept. 4-6 422 / 241 Free Fall  Ch. 2
Sept. 11-13
441 / 432 Adding Forces with a Force Table  Ch. 3
Sept. 18-20
441 / 432 Projectile Motion  Ch. 3
Sept. 25-27
441 / 432 Newton’s Second Law  Ch. 4
Oct. 2-4
422 / 241 Simple Pendulum  Ch.1
Oct. 9-11
441 / 432 Newton’s Third Law, Impulse and Momentum  Ch. 4 and 8
Oct. 16-18
441 / 241 Work and Energy  Ch. 7
Oct. 23-25
441 / 432 Ballistic Pendulum  Ch. 8
Oct. 30-Nov 1
441 / 432 Mechanics Survey; Buoyancy Ch. 11
Nov. 6-8 No Lab
Nov. 13-15
441 / 432 Vibrating Strings Ch. 16
Nov. 20-22
No Lab – Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27-29
422 / 241 Spring-Mass Oscillations Ch. 16
Dec. 4-6 441 / 432 Lab Exam

 

NOTE: 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.