Background and Review Material - This is general information that the student is expected to know. This material will not be covered in class.
Here are some web sites, useful as references in this course:
All About Units | http://www.physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/ - From NIST - everything you want to know about units. | - |
On-line Conversions | http://www.onlineconversion.com/ - Convert from any units to any other units on-line. Very handy site. | - |
On-Line Integration | http://integrals.wolfram.com/ - A great little web page from Wolfram Research Co. (makers of Mathematica), which performs integration for just about any function that you supply. And it's free! | - |
Error Analysis | http://science.widener.edu/svb/stats/error.html - Some examples and equations on how to estimate the error when performing operations like addition, multiplication, etc. From Widener University. | Local mirror site |
Resistor Color Guide | A scanned image of the Resistor Color Guide produced by R.S.R. Electronics. It is useful for both four-band and five-band resistors. | - |
Resistor Color Code | A nice web site explaining the resistor color code. From Dr. Bob's Electronic Reference web site. | - |
Statistics Documents | http://science.widener.edu/svb/mathcad/stats.html - Several useful descriptions and examples of statistics definitions, in both Acrobat (pdf) and Mathcad (mcd) formats. From Widener University. | - |