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Dean, Kevin; Mathew, Jyothi – European Journal of Physics Education, 2016
A theoretical analysis is presented, showing the derivations of seven different linearization equations for the conical pendulum period "T", as a function of radial and angular parameters. Experimental data obtained over a large range of fixed conical pendulum lengths (0.435 m-2.130 m) are plotted with the theoretical lines and…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Motion, Science Experiments, Physics
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Kuhn, Jochen; Vogt, Patrik – European Journal of Physics Education, 2013
New media technology becomes more and more important for our daily life as well as for teaching physics. Within the scope of our N.E.T. research project we develop experiments using New Media Experimental Tools (N.E.T.) in physics education and study their influence on students learning abilities. We want to present the possibilities e.g. of…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Physics, Science Instruction
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Sznitman, Josué; Stone, Howard A.; Smits, Alexander J.; Grotberg, James B. – European Journal of Physics Education, 2013
Dimensional analysis is often a subject reserved for students of fluid mechanics. However, the principles of scaling and dimensional analysis are applicable to various physical problems, many of which can be introduced early on in a university physics curriculum. Here, we revisit one of the best-known examples from a first course in classic…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Mechanics (Physics), Motion
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Singh, Satya Pal – European Journal of Physics Education, 2013
In this paper of I have reviewed the test done for validating the special theory of relativity using masers and lasers in last one century. Michelson-Morley did the first experimental verification for the isotropy of space for the propagation of light in 1887. It has an accuracy of 1/100th of a fringe shift. The predicted fringe shift on the basis…
Descriptors: Lasers, Scientific Concepts, Science Experiments, Light
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Hutem, Artit; Kerdmee, Supoj – European Journal of Physics Education, 2013
The propose of this study is to study Physics Learning Achievement, projectile motion, using the Mathematica program of Faculty of Science and Technology Phetchabun Rajabhat University students, comparing with Faculty of Science and Technology Phetchabun Rajabhat University students who study the projectile motion experiment set. The samples are…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Science Achievement, Motion
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Shivalingaswamy, T.; Kagali, B. A. – European Journal of Physics Education, 2012
Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle is one of the important basic principles of quantum mechanics. In most of the books on quantum mechanics, this uncertainty principle is generally illustrated with the help of a gamma ray microscope, wherein neither the image formation criterion nor the lens properties are taken into account. Thus a better…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Quantum Mechanics, Physics, Scientific Principles
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Koutandos, Spyridon – European Journal of Physics Education, 2012
In this article we discuss the concept of equilibrium establishment in four most usual instances as is electrostriction and vaporization as related to the concept of equilibrium shell formation. Two more cases are then studied which are of relevance. One is the Brownian movement, the study of which is essential for pedagogical reasons as to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Energy, Scientific Concepts
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Zajkov, Oliver; Mitrevski, Boce – European Journal of Physics Education, 2012
Students have problems with understanding, using and interpreting graphs. In order to improve the students' skills for working with graphs, we propose Manual Video Measurement (MVM). In this paper, the MVM method is explained and its accuracy is tested. The comparison with the standardized video data software shows that its accuracy is comparable…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Video Technology, Computer Software, Physics
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Singh, Satya Pal; Singh, Apoorva; Hareet, Prabhav – European Journal of Physics Education, 2011
The progress of modern cosmology took off in 1917 when A. Einstein published his paper on general theory of relativity extending his work of special theory of relativity (1905). In 1922 Alexander Friedmann constructed a mathematical model for expanding Universe that had a big bang in remote past. The experimental evidences could come in 1929 by…
Descriptors: Physics, Scientific Concepts, Theories, Scientific Principles
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Slisko, Josip; Hadzibegovic, Zalkida – European Journal of Physics Education, 2011
Since long time ago, many authors advocated for more presence of physics history in physics teaching and learning in order to give students a better vision of the "nature of science", in other words, to let them learn not only established physics knowledge but also the ways of how physicists managed to get that knowledge. Generally,…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Physics, Science Instruction, Science History