Physics-1 LAB

List of Experiments

1. To find the wavelength of sodium light by Newton's rings experiment.
2. To find the wavelength of sodium light by Fresnel's bi prism experiment.
3. To find the wavelength of various colors of white light with the help of a plane transmission diffraction grating.
4. To find the refractive index and cauchy's constants of a prism by using spectrometer.
5. To find the wavelength of sodium light by Michelson interferometer.
6. To find the resolving power of a telescope.
7. To find the pitch of a screw using He-Ne laser.
8. To find the specific rotation of sugar solution by using a polarimeter.
9. To compare the capacitances of two capacitors by De'sauty bridge and hence to find the dielectric constant of a medium.
10. To find the flashing and quenching potentials of Argon and also to find the capacitance of unknown capacitor.
11. To study the photo conducting cell and hence to verify the inverse square law.
12. To find the temperature co-efficient of resistance by using platinum resistance thermometer and Callendar and Griffith bridge.
13. To find the frequency of A.C. mains by using sonometer.
14. To find the velocity of ultrasonic waves in non-conducting medium by piezo-electric method.
15. To plot a graph between the distance of the knife-edge from the center of the gravity and the time period of bar pendulum. From the graph, find
(a) The acceleration due to gravity
(b) The radius of gyration and the moment of inertia of the bar about an axis.
16. To determine the moment of inertia of a flywheel about its own axis of rotation.
17. To determine the value of acceleration due to gravity using kater’s pendulum
18. To determine the frequency of A.C. mains using sonometer and an electromagnet
19. To determine the frequency of electrically maintained turning fork by Melde’s method.
20. To determine the dispersive power of prism using spectrometer and mercury source.
21. To determine the numeral aperture (NA) of a Optical Fibre.
22. Compute simulation (simple application of Monte Carlo) e.g. Brownian motion, charging & discharging of capacitor.