PHYS 2210

PHYS 2210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

In this laboratory course, students will build on the knowledge and skills developed in Physics 1110 (Introduction to Experimental Physics) to conduct semester-long experimental physics projects. Students will work in lab project teams to iteratively develop a research question, write a proposal that is reviewed by their peers and experts, engage for multiple weeks with their project, and present their findings in a public poster session at the end of the semester. Students will learn additional skills in experimental design and data analysis, with broader focuses on how to generate interesting, testable, and feasible research questions, how to provide critical and constructive feedback to others, and how to present research to a broad audience. The course provides an early opportunity for students to get a glimpse of experimental physics research, employ creativity to generate an answer to a novel research question and/or design a unique experimental approach.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Corequisite: PHYS 2218.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  7537 PHYS 2210   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
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