Physics 221 Laboratory Manual
This is the Laboratory Manual for the second course in the General Physics sequence. The course covers Waves, Electricity and Magnetism and is required of all students in Science and Engineering Programs at IIT. All of the manuals are in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF). Departmental policy is that these documents can be viewed but not printed in the laboratory rooms so please print the manual beforehand.
Experiment 1 - Coulomb's Law
Experiment 2 - Electric Fields and Electric Potential
Experiment 3 - Simple DC Circuits and Resistors
Experiment 4 - Capacitors
Experiment 5 - Magnetic Fields
Experiment 6 - Electrons in Magnetic Fields / AC Circuits
These are documents which will help students with their preparation for the Physics 221 laboratory and with the completion of laboratory reports. All of the documents are in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF).
Physics Laboratory Policies
Physics Laboratory Report Writing Guide
Laboratory Report Checklist
A Sample Laboratory Report
Physics Laboratory Survival Guide
Why Do We Plot Our Data?
A Quick Guide to Using the Science Workshop Computer Interface