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PHYLAB1: Course I Laboratory

PHYLAB1: Course I Laboratory

Coordinator

Gregor Leigh - Room 3.05, RW James Building

Course resources

​​The instruction videos related to the PHYLAB1 practicals are available on YouTube. The availability of these materials is part of UCT's OpenContent initiative.

First semester experiments

1-1.1 Hooke’s Law Introduction (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guIZSQoONq8
1-1.2 Hookes Key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_DPoJ855-8
1-2.1 Uncertainty Type A and B introduction (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72IijcfUNDk
1-2.2 Uncertainty data collection (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA_wrMiZKhQ
1-3.1 Simple pendulum Key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voNcD5db1A4
1-4.1 Free Fall key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAVRXYal7mI
1-4.2 Free Fall Uncertainty budget (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXSpr_zucLs
1-5.1 Simple Harmonic Motion key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSYOH1-wwGo
1-6.1 Wave on string; standing wave (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgwv60KSaqs
1-6.2 Wave on string key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOgowLU1wkw
1-7.1 Optics key points (2015) TBA
1-8.1 Normal distribution key points (2015) TBA

Second semester experiments

2-1.1 Simple circuits key points (2016) https://youtu.be/NL4ySnGvizs
2-1.2 Simple circuits building circuits (2016) https://youtu.be/PI-1Ci414jc
2-1.3 Simple circuits comparing (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOF9AgjZHB0
2-2.1 Ohmic and non-ohmic key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZAPirLEhdk
2-2.2 Ohmic and non-ohmic building circuits (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA2i3EB2X9k
2-2.3 Ohmic and ono-ohmic interpreting graphs (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45Rqrl9sSK4
2-3.1 Oscilloscope key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dOAb4w5BFw
2-3.2 Oscilloscope RMS or peak-to-peak (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekC4BOrK4ds
2-3.3 Oscilloscope uncertainty (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwTjzjPiRMQ
2-3.4 Oscilloscope summing voltages (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Jozy5BD8fw
2-3.5 Oscilloscope triggering (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_UKMbf9uJw
2-4.1 RC circuit building the circuit (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkShQuXzV-k
2-4.2 RC linearising the data (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0F3YEhM8Kg
2-4.3 RC compare and quote (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq-nOlrAMoQ
2-5.1 LRC key points (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfloixWaNi0
2-5.2 LRC graphic analysis (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5U_MyIF_BU
2-5.3 LRC comment and quote (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md9q5Ia6-jc
2-6.1 Na Spectrum key points (2015) TBA
2-6.2 Na Spectrum setting up (2015) TBA
2-6.2 Na Spectrum setting up (2015) TBA