PHY3840L/6905 Building Scientific Equipment - Fall 2016

Instructor: Yoonseok Lee, in collaboration with staff members of the Physics Machine Shop (Ed Storch,  Bill Malphurs, and Marc Link) .

Office: 2233 NPB; Phone: 392-6689; email: ysl at

Meeting time and place: Wednesdays periods 7 - 8 (1:55 pm - 3:50 pm)  in NPB B003 (Student Shop)

Office hours: By appointment

Prerequisites: Juniors and seniors who have taken introductory physics courses and are majoring in physics, physics graduate students, and those approved by the instructor.


This is a hands-on introductory course on machining, with an emphasis on lathing and milling. Having completed this course, students will be allowed to use the Student Shop with a consent of their research advisors or faculty members for whom they work.