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Physics and Astronomy Introductory Physics Labs

Lab Schedule – Physics 201

 Date  Room #
Even / Odd
 Lab Title  OpenStax Chapters
Aug. 21-23 422 / 241 Intro to Labs and Uncertainty; Survey
Aug. 28-30
422 / 241 Free Fall Ch. 2
Sept. 4-6
441 / 432 Projectile Motion Ch. 3
Sept. 11-13
422 / 241 Newton’s Second Law Ch. 4
Sept. 18-20
422 / 241 Friction Ch. 5
Sept. 25-27
422 / 241 Simple Pendulum  Ch. 1
Oct. 2-4
441 / 432 Newton’s Third Law, Impulse and Momentum Ch. 4, 8
Oct. 9-11
422 / 241 Work and Energy Ch. 7
Oct. 16-18
441 / 432 Ballistic Pendulum Ch. 8
Oct. 23-25
422 / 241 Rotational Dynamics (Force, Torque) Ch. 10
Oct. 30-Nov 1
No Labs Ch. 14
Nov. 6-8
441 / 432 Mechanics Survey; Buoyancy Ch. 11
Nov. 13-15
422 / 241 Spring-Mass Oscillations Ch. 15
Nov. 20-22
No Labs (Thanksgiving Break)
Nov. 27-29
441 / 432 Vibrating Strings Ch. 16
Dec. 4-6
422 / 241  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.