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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Management of Experimental Data (PHYS 250 / ENPH 252)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Duncan
Next Session: Winter 2017

Prerequisites: 

Description:

Error and uncertainties in experimental measurement, the propagation of errors. Probability and the Binomial, Poisson and Gaussian distribution functions, fitting of Poisson and Gaussian distributions to a sample population. Linear least squares fit, chi squared. The graphical treatment and presentation of data; spreadsheets and other computational aids; regression and power law analyses.

Lecture: 1, Lab: 0, Tutorial: 0.25

Academic Units (ENPH252)

Mathematics: 8
Natural Sciences: 0
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 6
Engineering Design: 0

 

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