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Physics laboratory technical paper suggested template

A. Alphabetize, B. Author, C. An, D. So on Physics 191, Department of Physical Sciences, University of the Philippines Baguio 12 November 2012 Abstract The fundamentals of microwave optics equipment-- its basic components and underlying theories governing its mechanics, were observed in this experiment. It was found out that the distance between the microwave receiver and transmitter Font: Times New Roman; Font size: 10; Paper size: 8.5 x 11; Margin; 0.75. This is the first part of your report that will be read by your audience. This part must represent the overall content of your experiment and results. Do not put your conclusion here. Citations must be avoided. Highlight your key results. State how you come up with your results. This will include the main procedure (do not write everything here, you still have part II), data analysis, numerical findings. Does your result agree with the theory? Ideally, this part must consist of at most five (5) sentences. I. Introduction

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State the significance of the experiment. Discuss briefly the physics concepts used. Give a general overview on how the theory or concept related to common phenomena. You can also state some applications of some sort. Do not copy-paste whole articles/paragraphs from online fora, wikipedia.org, physics and other science websites. This will just 1 result to unnecessary effort on your part. You might as well be accused of plagiarism when the information is not properly cited . Use superscripts and endnotes when citing references . II. Experimental Enumerate the materials and equipment used. State the procedure in paragraph form. You can put a flow chart, diagram, sketch or any illustration to describe the procedure. Avoid copying figures from articles or lab manuals. You can make your own diagrams instead. III. Results and Discussion Data must be represented is graphs and figures. Photos, figures and charts must be numbered with the same sequence as they were described, discussed, explained and/or mentioned in the paper. Discuss the discrepancy/similarity of your result and that of the accepted value. Discuss sources of error and how to minimize it. The key technique in presenting your results is to (i) describe the figure, (ii) discuss the implication/theory behind the result and (iii) write one- or two-sentence summary before jumping to another data result. All figures must be printed on a page separate from the main text. This will make your job easier when you layout your text. Include the figure number and a short description of the figure on the separate page. IV. Conclusion Highlight your main findings. Do not repeat your entry in part (III). Give recommendation about the experiment. Acknowledgment (Optional) References (Proper citation is required. Book title and author name will not suffice. Indicate the page number where you get the information. 1 Although information search in the worldwide web is recommended, I strongly discourage quoting articles or statements from) A. Author, N. Ext, A. Uthor, Book title, Publishing Company, Country (year) page number. 2 A. Another, A. Uthor, Article title, Journal Name, Volume number (year) page number.
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C. Vuille, R. Serway, J. Faughn, College Physics, 8 Ed., Brooks/Cole, Canada (2009) 9-11.

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S. Somani, P. Somani, M. Noda, M. Umeno, Carbon nanocapsules encapsulating cobalt nanoparticles by pulsed discharge plasma chemical vapor deposition, Diamond & Related Materials 17 (2008) 576 580. You might as well consult reference books for proper citation: Reading into writing II (COMM II textbook) by Concepcion Dadufalza A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian

Physics laboratory technical paper suggested template


A. Alphabetize, B. Author, C. An, D. So on Course Number and Section, Department of Physical Sciences, University of the Philippines Baguio 14 November 2012 Abstract
Font: Times New Roman; Font size: 10; Paper size: 8.5 x 11; Margin; 0.75. This is the first part of your report that will be read by your audience. This part must represent the overall content of your experiment and results. Do not put your conclusion here. Citations must be avoided. Highlight your key results. State how you come up with your results. This will include the main procedure (do not write everything here, you still have part II), data analysis, numerical findings. Does your result agree with the theory? Ideally, this part must consist of at most five (5) sentences.

I. Introduction State the significance of the experiment. Discuss briefly the physics concepts used. Give a general overview on how the theory or concept related to common phenomena. You can also state some applications of some sort. Do not copy-paste whole articles/paragraphs from online fora, wikipedia.org, physics and other science websites. This will just 1 result to unnecessary effort on your part. You might as well be accused of plagiarism when the information is not properly cited . Use superscripts and endnotes when citing references . II. Experimental Enumerate the materials and equipment used. State the procedure in paragraph form. You can put a flow chart, diagram, sketch or any illustration to describe the procedure. Avoid copying figures from articles or lab manuals. You can make your own diagrams instead. III. Results and Discussion Data must be represented is graphs and figures. Photos, figures and charts must be numbered with the same sequence as they were described, discussed, explained and/or mentioned in the paper. Discuss the discrepancy/similarity of your result and that of the accepted value. Discuss sources of error and how to minimize it. The key technique in presenting your results is to (i) describe the figure, (ii) discuss the implication/theory behind the result and (iii) write one- or two-sentence summary before jumping to another data result. All figures must be printed on a page separate from the main text. This will make your job easier when you layout your text. Include the figure number and a short description of the figure on the separate page. IV. Conclusion Highlight your main findings. Do not repeat your entry in part (III). Give recommendation about the experiment. Acknowledgment (Optional) References (Proper citation is required. Book title and author name will not suffice. Indicate the page number where you get the information. 1 Although information search in the worldwide web is recommended, I strongly discourage quoting articles or statements from) A. Author, N. Ext, A. Uthor, Book title, Publishing Company, Country (year) page number. 2 A. Another, A. Uthor, Article title, Journal Name, Volume number (year) page number.
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C. Vuille, R. Serway, J. Faughn, College Physics, 8 Ed., Brooks/Cole, Canada (2009) 9-11.

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S. Somani, P. Somani, M. Noda, M. Umeno, Carbon nanocapsules encapsulating cobalt nanoparticles by pulsed discharge plasma chemical vapor deposition, Diamond & Related Materials 17 (2008) 576 580. You might as well consult reference books for proper citation: Reading into writing II (COMM II textbook) by Concepcion Dadufalza A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian