Michael E. Goggin, Ph. D.

Physics 446 – Spring 2017

Syllabus

Useful Links

NIST Physical Reference Data

Octave Tutorial Page (This also has directions for installing Octave on a Mac)

Octave for Windows  See this page for more info.

Octave for linux should be available in your linux distribution’s repositories.

An online octave system is available here: https://www.verbosus.com/index.html

Note, verbosus also has an online LaTeX system.

Ten Simple Rules for Better Figures

MIT Junior Lab Writing Guides Check the links under “Written Summaries”. (The rest of the page has useful information also.)

Download the MIT Sample Paper zip file and open the LaTeX document. USE IT AS A TEMPLATE!

 AJP Article 1

AJP Article 2

For LaTeX help, see Links to LaTeX Resources in the main menu.

Zotero – A tool for organizing and capturing online bibliographic info

LabView

Video Tutorials

Assignment Tutorial(Do all the exercises through the DAQ hardware section. Zip together the VI’s and email them to me.) Note that in the tutorial when you get to the following it should be changed from this:

From the Create New list, select VI»From Template»Tutorial (Getting Started)»
Generate and Display. This template VI generates and displays a signal.

to this:

From the Create New list, select VI»From Template»Simulate»
Generate and Display. This template VI generates and displays a signal.