# Physics 145 Introduction to Experimental Physics I Instructor: Karine Chesnel Office: N319 ESC Tel: 801- 422-5687 Office hours: on appointment.

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Physics 145 Introduction to Experimental Physics I Instructor: Karine Chesnel Office: N319 ESC Tel: 801- 422-5687 kchesnel@byu.edu Office hours: on appointment Class website: http://www.physics.byu.edu/faculty/chesnel/physics145.aspx

Class organization Get the Manual at the bookstore (Phys 451 packet) Get your CID online (department website) Get your own lab notebook before the first lab! Lecture (1 hour) Tuesday 1pm 254 CB Labs (3 hours) S420 ESC Wednesday or Thursday or Friday

Your lab assignments 1.Prepare by reading the introduction material 2.Answer quiz questions (within the first half hour) and submit the sheet to your TA 3.Proceed to the experiments: L1.1, L1.2, etc… 4.Write a report of your findings for each experiment, in your lab notebook (individual reports)

Grades Lab report (20 pts) Reading quizzes: 5 pts Experiment, Data, observation: 10 pts Discussion / Conclusion: 3 pts Participation: 2 pts Final Test: 20 pts

Lab 1 Geometric Optics Waves Optics

Real Image Formation

Sign conventions convexconcave Lens f > 0 f < 0 Object: Image: d o > 0 always d i > 0 if real, d i < 0 if virtual

Magnification Transverse magnification Angular magnification

Your lab assignments A. Geometric Optics (using visible light) B. Waves Optics (using microwaves) L1. 1: Measure focal length L1.2: Verify length equation and magnification L1.3: Determine minimum distance object- image L1.4: Create a simple telescope L1. 5: Measure polarization with antenna L1.6: Measure wavelength

Lab 6 AC-Circuit Theory and Complex Numbers

Your lab assignments 6. 1: resistors, capacitors, inductors 6.2: AC Driven Series LRC Circuit 6.3: Complex Numbers 6.4: Euler’s Equation 6.5: Polar Format of Complex Numbers 6.6: Real vs Complex AC Quantities 6.7: LRC Circuits in Complex Notation Exercises

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