Preliminary Calendar for Prototyping Intelligent Appliances (Spring 2017)

Last Revised: 2/4/17

Please refer back frequently for updates!  Chapters refer to the textbook Practical Electronics for Inventors (2000 edition)  by Paul Scherz.  The textbook should be downloadable from the GT library.

Week #

Class

Lessons/Study Material for *BEFORE* class

Skill demo

Due before class on **

1

Jan 10

Introduction

Jan 12

Safety Lecture slides

CS3651 - Intro to Multimeters

CS3651 - Using Multimeter in a Circuit

CS 3651 Introduction to Circuit Schematics

CS 3651 Introduction to Resistors

CS 3651 Introduction to Capacitors

CS 3651 Protoboards

IntroToLED.mov

Pullupdown1.mov

SparkFun How to Solder

PEI book pages 1-14

Skill Demo #1

Thurs Jan 26

2

Jan 17

GVU prototyping lab safety course for students with last names starting with A-K.  Those students with last names starting A-K should meet at TSRB Room 027 (85 5th St. - basement of Moe’s building).  Everyone else should meet in CCB 337 as normal.

Skill Demo #1

Thurs Jan 26

Jan 19

GVU prototyping lab safety course for students with last names starting with L-Z.  Those students with last names starting L-Z should meet at TSRB Room 027 (85 5th St. - basement of Moe’s building).  Everyone else should meet in CCB 337 as normal.

Skill Demo #1

Thurs Jan 26

3

Jan 24

CS 3651 Pull-up resistors

CS 3651 - APIA - Pull down resistors

CS 3651 - APIA - Sensing: Photoresistor

Skill Demo #2

Thurs Feb 2

Jan 26

Skill Demo #2

Thurs Feb 2

4

Jan 31

Skill Demo #2

Thurs Feb 2

Feb 2

Architecture Safety Manual PDF

Skill Demo #3

Thurs Feb 16

5

Feb 7

Quiz on Architecture Safety Manual PDF & Safety Lecture

Skill Demo #3

Thurs Feb 16

Feb 9

Skill Demo #3

Thurs Feb 16

6

Feb 14

Skill Demo #3

Thurs Feb 16

Feb 16

Digital to Analog Converter CS 3651 – APIA - Part 1

Digital to Analog Converter CS 3651 – APIA - Part 2

Digital to Analog Converter CS 3651 – APIA - Part 3

CS 3651 - APIA -using an oscilloscope

Skill Demo #4

Thurs Feb 23

7

Feb 21

Skill Demo #4

Thurs Feb 23

Feb 23

PEI book: pages 14-30

RC timer

Skill Demo #5

Thurs Mar 2

8

Feb 28

Skill Demo #5

Thurs Mar 2

 

Mar 2

CS 3651 - APIA - switches+relays - Part 1/2

CS 3651 - APIA - switches+relays - Part 2/2

CS 3651 - APIA - transistor as switch

CS 3651 - APIA - Using a Darlington Pair to make a touch sensor

Skill Demo #6

Thurs Mar 9

9

Mar 7

Skill Demo #6

Thurs Mar 9

Mar 9

H-Bridge.mov        

PEI book: Chapter 13 (p. 409-422)

Skill Demo #7

Thurs Mar 16

10

Mar 14

Skill Demo #7

Thurs Mar 16

Mar 16

PEI book: Chapter 13: 409-421 (motors), 206-210 (phototransistors), 138-147 (transistors), 168-177 (MOSFETs)

CS 3651 - 555 Timers

Skill Demo #8

Thurs Mar 30

11

Spring Break

12

Mar 28

CS 3651 - APIA - full wave rectifier - Part 1/2

CS 3651 - APIA - full wave rectifier - Part 2/2

CS 3651 - APIA - using an oscilloscope

Internal Resistance

How to test the internal resistance of a battery

PEI book: 20-21

Skill Demo #8

Thurs Mar 30

Mar 30

Skill Demo #9

Apr 6

13

Apr 4

Skill Demo #9

Apr 6

Apr 6

Skill Demo #10

Apr 13

14

Apr 11

Skill Demo #10

Apr 13

Apr 13

15

Apr 18

Apr 20

16

Apr 25

Last day of classes

May 2

2:50-5:40 FINAL PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

** - Ideally, students will have been checked off on the skill demo by the end of the previous class.  Instructor and TAs will have hours outside of class where students can work in the lab and be checked off on their skill demos.

All Videos

CS3651 - Intro to Multimeters

CS3651 - Using Multimeter in a Circuit

CS 3651 Introduction to Circuit Schematics

CS 3651 Introduction to Resistors

CS 3651 Introduction to Capacitors

IntroToLED.mov

Pullupdown1.mov

SparkFun How to Solder

CS 3651 Pull-up resistors

CS 3651 - APIA - Pull down resistors

CS 3651 - APIA - Sensing: Photoresistor

Digital to Analog Converter ­ CS 3651 ­ APIA ­ Parts One Two Three

CS 3651 ­ APIA ­ using an oscilloscope

CS 3651 - APIA - full wave rectifier - Parts One Two

Internal Resistance

How to test the internal resistance of a battery

CS 3651 - APIA - switches+relays - Part One Two

CS 3651 - APIA - transistor as switch

CS 3651 - APIA - Using a Darlington Pair to make a touch sensor

H-Bridge.mov