I felt that this course should've been offered in the first year or the second for all the students and has been wrongly placed in the teaching plan. But nevertheless, many people from other majors did take the course and the reason/motivation for having this course was well justified.

The lecture notes for the course can be found here :

  • Basic Concepts in the Philosophy of Science
  • Logical Reasoning
  • What Scientists Actually Do
  • Forming a Hypothesis
  • Elements of Scientific Measurement
  • Measurement of a proportion
  • Functional Relationships from Experimental Data
  • Propagation of errors
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Chi-square Test
  • Mathematical Modeling of Physical Systems
  • Ethical Conduct in Science
  • The Art of Scientific Communication
  • Presentation in Seminars and Conferences
  • The tutorial assignments for the course can be found here :

  • Assignment 1
  • Assignment 2
  • Assignment 3