Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HD053000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 物理学実験法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Experimental Methods in Physics
ウメオ カズノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Fri9-10:SCI E002 AV
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, writing on a blackboard, practical training, using simple instruments  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students
Keywords measurement errors, basic technique in some measurements, error analysis in physical measurements 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability・skills to compile research and experiment results and solution to given issues into report.
・Acquisition of understanding of the principles, research methods and skills of physics. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learning basic knowledges for physical experiments, especally, error analysis in physical measurements, basic technique in some measurements. 
Class Schedule 1. Introduction of this lecture, System of Units and measurable quantity (1)
2. System of Units and measurable quantity (2)
3. Basic concept of measurement errors, the method of the presentation of measurement errors
4. provability and distribution of provability
5. Distribution of parent population
6. Production of distribution and Central limit theorem
7. Distribution of samples (1)
8. Distribution of samples (2)
9. Estimation
10. test
11. Error and mean value
12. Indirect measurements
13. Least squares method by polynomial equations
14. Measurement methods using some instruments and apparatus
15. Practical examination

Please solve some problems related to the content of lecture on your own.
Final examination is paper-test. 
Home-made text 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, text 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1. Distribution of home-made text
1-14. Please solve some problems related to the content of lecture on your own.
15.  Practical examination ( You will measure a size of some bars using a slide calipers and maicrometers, and estimate the measurement errors.) 
Grading Method every-day examination and/or reports(10%), practical examination(40%), final examination(50%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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