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Physics and Astronomy Introductory Physics Labs

Lab Schedule – Physics 201

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  Knight Chapters
Jan. 9-11 441 /  422 Intro to Work in Laboratory
Jan. 16–18 441 /  422  Free Fall Ch. 2.4, 2.5
Jan. 23–25 432 /  422 Adding Forces with a Force Table Ch. 3
Jan. 30–Feb. 1 441 /  422  Projectile Motion Ch. 4.2
Feb. 6–8 432 /  422  Newton’s Second Law Ch. 5
Feb. 13–15 441 /  432  Friction  Ch. 6.4
Feb. 20–22 441 /  422 Simple Pendulum Ch. 15.6
Feb. 27–Mar. 1 432 /  422 Newton’s Third Law, Impulse and Momentum Ch. 7, 11
Mar. 6–8 441 /  422 Work and Energy Ch. 9, 10
Mar. 13–15 No Labs: Spring Break
Mar. 20–22 441 /  422 Rotational Dynamics Ch. 12
Mar. 27–29 432 /  422 Ballistic Pendulum Ch. 10, 11
Apr.. 3–5 No Labs
Apr. 10–12 441  /  422 Spring-Mass Oscillations Ch. 15
Apr. 17–19 432  /  422 Buoyancy Ch. 14
Apr. 24–25 441 /  422  Lab Exam – during your regularly scheduled lab period
May. 1–3  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.