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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
 Aug. 22-24 422 /  241 Uncertainty Tutorial
Representations of Motion (Tutorial)
Ch. 1, 2
 Aug. 29-31 422 /  241  Free Fall Ch. 2.4, 2.5
 Sept. 5-7 441 /  432  Projectile Motion Ch. 3
 Sept. 12-14 422 /  241  Newton’s Second Law Ch. 5
 Sept. 19-21 422 /  241  Friction Ch. 6.4
 Sept. 26-28 441 /  432  Simple Pendulum
 Oct. 3-5 422 /  241  Newton’s Third Law, Impulse and Momentum Ch. 7 and 11
 Oct 10-12 441 /  432  Work and Energy Ch. 9 and 10
 Oct. 17-19 422 /  241  Ballistic Pendulum Ch. 10 and 11
 Oct. 24-26 441 /  432  Rotational Dynamics (Energy) Ch. 12
 Oct. 31-Nov. 2  No Labs – (in lieu of Veteran’s Day)
 Nov. 7-9 422 /  241  Buoyancy; Mechanics Survey Ch. 14
 Nov. 14-16 432  /  441  Spring-Mass Oscillations Ch. 15
 Nov. 21-23  No Labs – Thanksgiving Break
 Nov. 28-30 241  /  422  Vibrating Strings Ch. 16 and 17
 Dec. 5-7 422 /  241  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.