Physical Science and Engineering Teaching Laboratory
Location E11-2011
Academic Staff in charge Prof. Sut Kam HO, Phoebe
Technician Chon Chio LEONG, Roy
Telephone (853) 8822-2778, 8822-4299
Open Access Reservation Period Tue: 14:00 -18:00 , Wed: 14:00 – 18:00

Objective | Facilities | Experiments | Courses supported



Physics Lab (1) demonstrates the fundamental principles of Physics; (2) provides a modest experience that allows students to develop and improve his/her experimental technique and to develop some ability to analyze data.



18 sets of college Physics experiments made by PHYWE in Germany.

1. Air track rail
2. Air blower
3. Bearing rotary plate with angle

Mechanical vibrations acoustics:
4. Kundt's apparatus
5. Vibration generator, brass
6. Oscilloscope
7. LF amplifier

8. Light velocity measuring apparatus
9. Newton rings apparatus
10. Laser, He-Ne 1.0mW 220V
11. Michelson Interferometer

12. Gas laws apparatus
13. Kinetic gas theory apparatus
14. Stroboscope

Electrostatics and Magnetostatics:
15. Capacitor plate with hole, D55mm
16. Electric field meter
17. Slide wire measurement bridge

18. Field coil, 750mm 485 turns/M
19. Induction coils
20. Function generator


diffraction of slits

electric field and potential in plate capacitor

Equation of States of an ideal gas

Inertia of Mass point

internal resistance and matching in voltage source

laws of lenses

magnetic induction

mathematics pendulum

maxwellian velocity distribution

michelson interferometer

Monent of Inertia

Newtons law

speed of light

Thermal expansion

vibration of strings

wheatstone bridge


  1. Introduction to Measurements
  2. Newton's Laws
  3. Moment of Inertia and Angular Acceleration
  4. Mathematical Pendulum
  5. Vibration of Strings
  6. Determination of the Velocity of Sound using Knudt?s Tube
  7. Equation of State of Ideal Gases
  8. Thermal Expansion
  9. Maxwellian Velocity Distribution
  10. Electrical Field and Potentials in the Plate Capacitor
  11. Magnetic Induction
  12. Internal Resistance and Matching of Voltage Source
  13. Wheatstone Bridge
  14. Law of Lenses and Optical Instruments
  15. Newton's Rings
  16. Diffraction of Single Slit
  17. Measuring the Speed of Light
  18. Michelson Interferometer

Courses supported

PHYS120 Physics I
PHYS210 Physics II