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Physics Practicals

Module 6 - UM

Miscellaneous topics that don't fit nicely into the previous Modules. The Sections are:

  1. Confidence Intervals
  2. Uncertainty in a Count
  3. Systematic Effects and Calibration
  4. Outliers and Robust Estimators
  5. Accepted Values

The Module includes an Activity of calibrating a force sensor, and another Activity using robust measures of data to determine the period of a pendulum.

  Uncertainty in Physical Measurements Module 6 Student Guide
  Uncertainty Module 6 - Equipment List Equipment List and Setup