National Meeting Program Schedule
2011 AAPT Summer Meeting
July 30-August 3, 2011
Total Number of Records Found: 1
A simple calibrations lab.
1:00 PM -1:10 PM
Dan Beeker, Indiana University
A simple laboratory exercise to determine the accuracy of a meter stick and ultrasonic motion detector using homemade calibration bars is described. This lab exercise makes an ideal first lab as it is simple to do yet provides a reliable value for the accuracy of measuring devices commonly used in the first year physics labs.
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