Physics307L F07:Schedule/Week 8 agenda

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Discussion of Survey

Discussion of Lab

Summary for Lab#2

Rough draft of final report due beginning of Week 12 (Nov. 5)

Bonus points on final lab writeup given for contributions to wiki lab manual (a lot of you have a great start on this already)

Lecture (still need to whittle this down)

Review of computing standard error of the mean (as a group)

Use multiple measurements from real experiment (millikan?)

Discuss discrepancy and systematic error in regards to this experiment

Maximum Likelihood

Media:307L 2007 Week 8 Millikan data.xlsx

Weighted average & relation to maximum likelihood

Fitting a line: maximum likelihood


Error propagation (qualitative)

Graph showing change in y versus change in x