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American Journal of Physics
written by T. Karcher, T. J. Burch, James Ruddick, J. Backman, and J. Caravella
A system of ten computers has been used for 2 years in a general physics laboratory.  This article lists the experiments in which standard laboratory equipment is replaced by on-line use of the computers.  The durability of the computers and student reaction to the system are evaluated.  In addition, hardware, software, and books found helpful in setting up and running the system are described.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 55, Issue 6, Pages 545-548
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10.1119/1.15112
Keywords:
microcomputers, undergraduate physics
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T. Karcher, T. Burch, J. Ruddick, J. Backman, and J. Caravella, , Am. J. Phys. 55 (6), 545 (1987), WWW Document, (https://doi.org/10.1119/1.15112).
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T. Karcher, T. Burch, J. Ruddick, J. Backman, and J. Caravella, The microcomputer in the undergraduate physics laboratory - System, hardware, student reaction, evaluation, Am. J. Phys. 55 (6), 545 (1987), <https://doi.org/10.1119/1.15112>.
APA Format
Karcher, T., Burch, T., Ruddick, J., Backman, J., & Caravella, J. (1987, June 1). The microcomputer in the undergraduate physics laboratory - System, hardware, student reaction, evaluation. Am. J. Phys., 55(6), 545-548. Retrieved May 17, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.1119/1.15112
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Karcher, T, T. Burch, J. Ruddick, J. Backman, and J. Caravella. "The microcomputer in the undergraduate physics laboratory - System, hardware, student reaction, evaluation." Am. J. Phys. 55, no. 6, (June 1, 1987): 545-548, https://doi.org/10.1119/1.15112 (accessed 17 May 2024).
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Karcher, T., T. J. Burch, James Ruddick, J. Backman, and J. Caravella. "The microcomputer in the undergraduate physics laboratory - System, hardware, student reaction, evaluation." Am. J. Phys. 55.6 (1987): 545-548. 17 May 2024 <https://doi.org/10.1119/1.15112>.
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