Physics and Astronomy
 

Design, Fabrication, and Use of Scientific Apparatus

Design, Fabrication, and Use of Scientific Apparatus
Machining, computer interfacing, controls, and vacuum systems.
PHSCS
240
 Hours2.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPHSCS 123 & PHSCS 145
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PHSCS 240
Course Outcomes: 

Design and Build

Design, build, and interface experimental apparatus.

Measurements

Make involved physical measurements and analyze experimental results.

Record Keeping

Document in a personal lab notebook the procedures, methods, results, and analysis of laboratory exercises.

Presentation

Present work in writing and through oral presentations.

Ethics

Demonstrate understanding of professional ethics guidelines for research activities and presentation of results.