Hitchhiker's Guide to First Year Physics Labs at UCD
by Philip Ilten
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 197
The book is intended to complement the University College Dublin first year laboratory manuals, but can also be read independently. The UCD labs span a wide range of subjects, and consequently so do the chapters of this book, beginning with experimental techniques, moving onto classical mechanics, touching on EM, and ending with a variety of more advanced topics.
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- Lea and Blanchard
A collection of experiments in various branches of science, including acoustics, electricity, magnetism, arithmetic, hydraulics, mechanics, chemistry, hydrostatics, optics, the air-pump, all the popular tricks and changes of the cards, etc.
by G.F.C. Searle - Cambridge University Press
G. F. C. Searle made notable contributions to the development of laboratory physics and theories of electromagnetic mass. This book was based on the notes prepared by Searle for his practical physics classes at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge.
by Donald E. Simanek - Lock Haven University
These web documents contain supplementary material for laboratory work in the introductory physics course. They provide a point of view which some laboratory manuals lack. A large part of this material commonly goes by the name 'error analysis'.
Contents: Fizeau-Foucault apparatus; Ives-Stilwell experiment; Oxford Electric Bell; Roemer's determination of the speed of light; Sagnac effect; Trouton-Noble experiment; De Sitter double star experiment; Atwood machine; Barton's pendulums; etc.