Experimental Physics I

Course Code :1001WETEXF
Study domain:Physics
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st/2nd semester
Contact hours:60
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Nick Schryvers

3. Course contents *

In the introduction numerical techniques for the treatment of scientific data are presented. These include linear regression, propagation and fitting procedures. The latter will be executed during the lab courses using Matlab.
The experiments deal with topics on mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, optics and sound. The student receives a general assignment (e.g.. investigate a mechanically damped harmonische beweging) and needs to design an experimental configuration related to his/her own concept of the requested problem.