Andy Buffler :  Teaching  

Matter and Interactions

PHY1004W follows the Matter and Interactions curriculum.

VPython activities used in PHY1004W       ɸ     Lab activities in PHY1004W

Tertiary physics education

Teaching the ISO-GUM

Download our manual for the teaching of measurement in the introductory physics laboratory based on the ISO-recommended probabilistic framework (GUM) for the interpretation and analysis of data.

Introduction to Measurement in the Physics Laboratory: A Probabilistic Approach

You are welcome to make use of these materials for your own use.  However, please let us know before you mass produce them for teaching purposes.  

Also look at:

"Teaching measurement in the introductory physics laboratory"
S. Allie, A. Buffler, B. Campbell, D. Evangelinos, F. Lubben, D. Psillos and  O. Valassiades
The Physics Teacher 11  7  (2003)  394-401.

"Effectiveness of a GUM-compliant course for teaching measurement in the introductory physics laboratory"
S. Pillay, A. Buffler, F. Lubben & S. Allie
European Journal of Physics 29 (2008) 647-659

“Teaching measurement and uncertainty the GUM way”
A. Buffler , S. Allie & F. Lubben
The Physics Teacher  46 (2008) 539-543.

Lecture notes

These notes may be downloaded by students freely for personal use.

Professors from universities may use these notes in unedited form, with prior permission from the author.

  PHY1004W Modern Mechanics 1 (Matter and Interactions)  (2015)
  PHY1004W Modern Mechanics 2  (Matter and Interactions)  (2015)
  PHY1004W Modern Mechanics 3  (Matter and Interactions)   (2015)
  PHY1004W Modern Mechanics 4 (Matter and Interactions)  (2015)

  PHY3022S Nuclear and Particle Physics 1  (2015)
  PHY3022S Nuclear and Particle Physics 2  (2015)
  PHY3022S Nuclear and Particle Physics 3  (2015)

  PHY1004W Electricity and Magnetism 1 (Matter and Interactions)  (2010)
  PHY1004W Electricity and Magnetism 2  (Matter and Interactions)  (2010)
  PHY1004W Electricity and Magnetism 3  (Matter and Interactions)   (2010)

  PHY2014F Vibrations and Waves Part 1  (2011)
  PHY2014F Vibrations and Waves Part 2   (2011)
  PHY2014F Vibrations and Waves Part 3   (2011)

  PHY2009S Vector Calculus  (2005)
  PHY2009S Fluid Mechanics  (2005)
  PHY2009S Maxwell's Equations (2005) 
  PHY2009S Energy (2010) 
  PHY2009S Entropy (Matter and Interactions) (2010) 
  PHY2009S Gas Laws (Matter and Interactions) (2010) 

   PHY1023H Tools and Skills (Rates of change and integration) (2010)
   PHY1023H Tools and Skills (One dimensional kinematics) (2010)

  PHY1023H Mechanics 1 (2005)
  PHY1023H Mechanics 2  (2005)
  PHY1023H Mechanics 3  (2005)

  PHY1023H Vibrations and Waves  (old)

  PHY1024F Modern Physics 1   (old)
  PHY1024F Modern Physics 2   (old)

  EEE4101/3F  Modern physics with introductory nuclear physics  (2010)

 



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