PHYS 151L: College Physics I Lab

Credits 1 Lab Hours 3

Experiments in statics, mechanics, energy, waves, and friction.


Credit for or registration in PHYS 151.

Course Outcomes
  • Apply the scientific method to physical science systems involving mechanics, energy, simple oscillatory systems, gas laws and fluid dynamics.
  • Collect, report and analyze data obtained in a laboratory setting in a manner exhibiting organization, proper documentation and critical thinking.
  • Manipulate data and apply quantitative techniques, such as graphing and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the standard instruments used in physics.
  • Identify environmental factors, which affect the outcome of an experiment or observation and apply basic error analyses techniques.