**Topics:**

Introduction
of the instructional personnel and student body

Introduction
to the laboratory space

Introduction
to the laboratory or experimental study.

The
laboratory apparatus.

The
laboratory "Safety Rules".

The
laboratory Notebook.

Must
be bound, pages should be numbered, and table of context must be
provided (leave the first three pages blank)

For
every experiment enter:

title

name
of participants or witnesses

work
to be done

preliminary
work done (Calculations, measurements, graphs)

work
done (Calculations, measurements, graphs)

comments
related with the experiment

conclusions
(comparison with expected results, new discovery, etc)

Laboratory
Report

Presentation
of experimental data

Numerical
calculations. Significant figures.

Statistical
study of data

Collection of data

Fitting data
to curve

Scales
(Lin-Lin, Lin-Log, Log-Log)

Error bars on
data points

Computer
programmes that fit data ()

Using
computer mathematical notebooks (Studio Mathematics)

Using
computer algebra packages (Maxima, Scilab)

Using
an electrical and electronic circuit simulator (Qucs)

Using
an office package (Open Office)

Using
a graphics package (gnuplot)

Automatic
collection of data ()

Organization
of a report

Preparation
(Analytical, Simulation)

Experimental
study and evaluation

Further
work, Comments

Report

Laboratory equipment

Formation of teams

__Additional Material:__

Electronics Technician, Volume 1-Safety, 1997