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+ | Please contact [[Koch_Lab:Contact|Dr. Koch]] with questions. [[Physics307L F07|Link to content from 2007 course]] | ||

+ | == How to find primary research references == | ||

+ | * [http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/ NIST CODATA] | ||

+ | * Google Scholar | ||

+ | * http://libproxy.unm.edu | ||

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+ | ==Fitting a line== | ||

+ | See [[/Fitting a line|this page]]. | ||

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+ | ==Grading== | ||

+ | See [[Physics307L:Grading]]. | ||

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+ | ==Typesetting in TeX== | ||

+ | [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Editing_Math Wikipedia guide to Tex editing in a Wiki] <br> | ||

+ | [http://www.math.harvard.edu/texman/ Harvard's page on typesetting math in TeX]<br> | ||

+ | Please note that the $ in TeX should be omitted in the wiki edit.<br> | ||

+ | ==Some sample code== | ||

+ | <math>f(x) = y + z </math> <br> | ||

+ | <math>g(x) = \frac {z^{2 x}}{t + b_{j , i}} </math> | ||

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+ | ==Wiki Editing Help== | ||

+ | [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents/Editing_Wikipedia Editing wikis (wikipedia)] <br> | ||

+ | [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Table Guide to editing tables (wikipedia)] | ||

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+ | ==Textbooks== | ||

+ | There is no required textbook for the course, but here are two good ones that would help you in your future career as an experimentalist: | ||

+ | * ISBN 093570275X [http://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Error-Analysis-Uncertainties-Measurements/dp/093570275X/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1219693233&sr=1-5 John R. Taylor, An Introduction to Error Analysis: The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements] | ||

+ | * ISBN 0079112439 [http://www.amazon.com/Reduction-Error-Analysis-Physical-Sciences/dp/0079112439/ref=sr_11_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1219721955&sr=11-1 Bevington & Robinson, Data Reduction and Analysis for the Physical Sciences] (This is the edition I have...I don't know whether the next edition is much better or not.) | ||

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+ | ==Magnetic properties== | ||

+ | * This PDF from Lakeshore is really helpful for figuring out units in magnetism: [[Media:Units for Magnetic Properties.pdf]] | ||

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+ | ==New Equipment List== | ||

+ | 2 New Digital Multimeters (R) <br> | ||

+ | More Banana cords <br> | ||

+ | Flashlights <br> | ||

+ | Meter stick <br> | ||

+ | Stop Watches <br> | ||

+ | Digital Caliper <br> | ||

+ | ~50 V Source (Excitation Neon)(R) <br> | ||

+ | matlab, mathematica, or maple (as an alternative to labview) <br> | ||

+ | (R indicates equipment that needs replacement) |

## Latest revision as of 22:11, 17 December 2008

Please contact Dr. Koch with questions. Link to content from 2007 course

## Contents

## How to find primary research references

- NIST CODATA
- Google Scholar
- http://libproxy.unm.edu

## Fitting a line

See this page.

## Grading

See Physics307L:Grading.

## Typesetting in TeX

Wikipedia guide to Tex editing in a Wiki

Harvard's page on typesetting math in TeX

Please note that the $ in TeX should be omitted in the wiki edit.

## Some sample code

## Wiki Editing Help

Editing wikis (wikipedia)

Guide to editing tables (wikipedia)

## Textbooks

There is no required textbook for the course, but here are two good ones that would help you in your future career as an experimentalist:

- ISBN 093570275X John R. Taylor, An Introduction to Error Analysis: The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements
- ISBN 0079112439 Bevington & Robinson, Data Reduction and Analysis for the Physical Sciences (This is the edition I have...I don't know whether the next edition is much better or not.)

## Magnetic properties

- This PDF from Lakeshore is really helpful for figuring out units in magnetism: Media:Units for Magnetic Properties.pdf

## New Equipment List

2 New Digital Multimeters (R)

More Banana cords

Flashlights

Meter stick

Stop Watches

Digital Caliper

~50 V Source (Excitation Neon)(R)

matlab, mathematica, or maple (as an alternative to labview)

(R indicates equipment that needs replacement)