Rutgers University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Physics 326:    Computer Based Experimentation and Physics Computing
Fall 2013


ANNOUNCEMENT updated


[12/23/2013]     Final grades are uploaded. Thank you all for your cooperation in the fall semester.  Happy holidays! updated
[12/15/2013]     Final grades are posted. Please check gradebook.  All final grades will be submitted after Friday Dec. 20. 
[11/13/2013]     Lecture 8 is posted.
[11/06/2013]     Lecture 7b is posted.
[10/23/2013]     Lecture 7a is posted.
[10/16/2013]     Lecture 6 is posted.
[10/09/2013]     Lecture 5 is posted.
[10/02/2013]     Lecture 4 is posted.
[09/25/2013]     Rutgers bought the site license of "OriginPro 9 for Windows". You might download and install it to your own PC.  You might login to the Rutgers software website to get it.
[09/25/2013]     Lecture 3b is posted.
[09/18/2013]     Lecture 3a is posted.
[09/11/2013]     Lecture 2 is posted.
[09/04/2013]     Lecture 1 is posted.
[08/25/2013]     Lecture notes will be available on Course Syllabus after each lecture.
[08/25/2013]     First lab of section 4 is on Sept. 5, while first labs for section1-3 are on the week of Sept. 9 - 13.
[06/23/2013]     Classes will start on Wednesday, Sep. 3. First lecture is on Sept. 4.
Here are some features of the Fall 2013 academic calendar.  


Andrew Hogan prepared a nice introduction for using analysis software Origin to plot and analyze data. Here is the link.

Grade cutoffs updated
A
B+
B
C+
C
D
F
89.6
85
79
74.5
65
50 <50


Course Syllabus

Guidelines for Lab Reports      (An example of lab report is available)

Gradebook to view the grades of your lab report.


Lab 1 - Propagation of Error

Lab 2 - Wavelength of Light

Lab 3 - Distribution Functions  (2 week lab: Write-up for week 1; Write-up for week 2)

Lab 4 - Least Square Fitting

Lab 5 - Damped Harmonic Motion

Lab 6 - Forced Harmonic Motion  (2 week lab) 

Lab 7 - Fourier Analysis, (2 week lab) 
   
Chap 2 of SR760 Manual,
    Agilent 33210A manual,
    TDS 2012C manual.

Lab 8 - Onset of Chaos (2 week lab) (PRL 47, 1349)


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