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Physics Experiments Using PCs : A Guide for Instructors and Students - H.M. Staudenmaier

Physics Experiments Using PCs

A Guide for Instructors and Students

By: H.M. Staudenmaier (Editor)

Paperback Published: 9th March 1995
ISBN: 9783540588016
Number Of Pages: 312

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Physics practical classes form an important part of many scientific and technical courses in higher education. In addition to the older standard experiments, such practicals now generally include a few computer-controlled experiments developed in association with the research groups active in the particular university or college. Since there is relatively little exchange of information between the teaching staff of different institutes, the personal computer, despite its ubiquity, is underexploited in this role as a teaching aid. The present book provides a detailed description of a number of computer-controlled experiments suitable for practical classes. Both the relevant physics and the computational techniques are presented in a form that enables the readers to construct and/or perform the experiment themselves.

Mechanics
Fourier Analysis of Some Simple Periodic Signalsp. 3
Point Mechanics by Experiments - Direct Access to Motion Datap. 23
Thermodynamics
Application of PID Control to a Thermal Evaporation Sourcep. 43
Computer Control of the Measurement of Thermal Conductivityp. 67
Solid State Physics
Experiments with High-T[subscript c] Superconductivityp. 111
Computer Control of Low Temperature Specific Heat Measurementp. 129
Computer-Controlled Observations of Surface Plasmon-Polaritonsp. 172
Optics and Atomic Physics
Molecular Spectroscopy of I[subscript 2]p. 195
Optical Transfer Functionsp. 219
Nuclear Physics
Nuclear Spectrometry Using a PC Converted to a Multichannel Analyserp. 251
Parity Violation in the Weak Interactionp. 282
Receiving and Interpreting Orbital Satellite Data. A Computer Experiment for Educational Purposesp. 293
Subject Indexp. 309
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ISBN: 9783540588016
ISBN-10: 3540588019
Series: Springer Study Edition
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 9th March 1995
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.55  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Type: Student edition

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