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761315A Laboratory Exercises in Physics 3, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 761315A  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Laboratory Exercises in Physics 3  Abbreviation Laboratory Exer 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3251 Physics 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Field of Physics 

Teachers
Name
Lauri Hautala 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits / 133 hours of work

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

2. spring - 3. spring

 
Learning outcomes 

After the course students are capable for planning, performing, data handling and results reporting on physical measurements. Students are able to evaluate the validity of observations and to estimate the errorlimits and the possible sources of errors.

 
Contents 

The course is a follow up for the Laboratory exercises in physics 1 and 2 courses where the methods learned will be used to familiarize oneself with the wide range of physics phenomena in laboratory circumstances. The laboratory exercises may be chosen from a variety of works from at the physics exercise laboratory or from the works given at the research group laboratories (1/2 op / exercise). Exercises already included in the course "Laboratory exercises in physics 2" may not be selected. Possibility is also to choose special research related exercises (1op / exercise, max. 1 exercise/research group) where students are included in the daily topics of research supervised by the researchers at research groups of the department. Research related exercises are to be agreed with a supervising researcher and the correspondent of the course.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Laboratory exercises in small groups

 
Target group 

No specific target qroup

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Courses 761115P Laboratory exercises in physics 1 and 761120P Laboratory exercises in physics 2.

 
Recommended optional programme components 

No alternative course units or course units that should be completed simultaneously.

 
Recommended or required reading 

Laboratory exercise instructions

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Written reports of exercises.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.

 
Grading 

Numerical grading scale 0 – 5, where 0 = fail

 
Person responsible 

Seppo Alanko

 
Working life cooperation 

No work placement period

 


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