Laboratory Manual for Liberal Arts Physics

Laboratory Manual for Liberal Arts Physics

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Designed to accompany "Physics, Concepts and Connections, Third Edition" or most other physics texts, this manual includes a total of 31 labs some traditional, some conceptual, some computer based. This manual includes labs on Newton s Laws, energy, wave, light, circuits, radioactivity, heat, and more. For those who want labs concerning the major themes of physics. "
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 236.7 x 263.7 x 18.5mm | 589.68g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131011073
  • 9780131011076

Table of contents


1. Two-Dimensional Graphing.
2. Units, Estimates, Errors.
3. How Far to a Star?
4. Physical Estimation.
5. Measurement Uncertainty.
6. Measurement and Statistics.
7 Experimental Determination of the Value of pi by Direct and Indirect Methods.
8. Kepler's First and Second Laws.
9. The Simple Pendulum.
10. Investigation of Distance, Speed and Acceleration Using a Sonic Ranger.
11. A Bowling Ball Meets Newton's Second Law.
12. Newton's Third Law: The Law of Force Pairs.
13. Static Friction.
14. Kinetic Friction.
15. Observations of Air Pressure.
16. Storing Energy.
17. Work, Energy Transfer and Power.
18. Temperature and Heating.
19. Specific Heat Capacities of Various Materials.
20. Heat Engines and Refrigerators.
21. Energy Awareness.
22. How Much Energy is Saved by Turning Down the Thermostat?
23. Thermal Insulators.
24. Waves and Wave Characteristics.
25. Reflection of Light.
26. Series Electrical Circuits.
27. Parallel Electrical Circuits.
28. The Greenhouse Effect.
29. Atoms and Light: Emission Spectra.
30. The Hubble Constant.
31. Radioactivity and Pennies.
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