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PHYS 151L: College Physics Laboratory I (1 credit)

Course Description

Experiments in statics, mechanics, energy, waves, and friction. (3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in PHYS 151.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the scientific method to physical science systems involving mechanics, energy, simple oscillatory systems, gas laws and fluid dynamics.
  • Collect, report and analyze data obtained in a laboratory setting in a manner exhibiting organization, proper documentation and critical thinking.
  • Manipulate data and apply quantitative techniques, such as graphing and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the standard instruments used in physics.
  • Identify environmental factors, which affect the outcome of an experiment or observation and apply basic error analyses techniques.

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