PX1512 Computing lab data

This computing lab is no longer run, following a re-roganisation of courses. Its aim was to bring the class up to speed on using the facilities of Word and Excel that are particularly useful for scientific reports. Anyone wishing to obtain some unofficial tuition in this area is welcome to use the computing notes (pdf)prepared for this class. A few exercises used pre-prepared files and these are available below too.

Aberdeen annual temperatures

Daily temperatures

Calibration data

The detailed key instructions refer to Office 2003 implementation running underWindows XP. The 'what to do' is similar in later editions of Office but the implementation may be a bit different.

You can copy our useful short guide on using Word to prepare a report or paper (pdf).