PHYS 201 Experimental Methods in the Physical Sciences
Content: Experimental methods and instrumentation in the physical sciences. Design experiments, construct instrumentation, make measurements, and analyze and interpret data in order to reach meaningful conclusions. Discussion and use of modern experimental techniques including analog and digital electronics, many types of sensors, computerized data acquisition, and spectroscopy (atomic, fluorescence, and infrared). Final student-designed project provides opportunities for interdisciplinary investigations.
Prerequisites: PHYS 141 or PHYS 151.
Corequisites: PHYS 142 or PHYS 152.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Annually, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.
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