Calendar for Prototyping Intelligent Appliances (Spring 2018)

Last Revised: 3/8/18

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 9

Classes canceled

Jan 11

Introduction

Skill Demo #1

Thurs Jan 25

2

Jan 16

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

P=IV

SparkFun How to Solder

PEI book pages 1-14

Skill Demo #1

Thurs Jan 25

Jan 18

Classes canceled

Skill Demo #1

Thurs Jan 25

3

Jan 23

CS 3651 Pull-up resistors

CS 3651 - APIA - Pull down resistors

CS 3651 - APIA - Sensing: Photoresistor

Skill Demo #1

Tues Jan 25

Jan 25

Skill Demo #2

Tues Jan 30

4

Jan 30

Skill Demo #3

Tues Feb 6

Feb 1

Skill Demo #3

Tues  Feb 6

5

Feb 6

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

Tues Feb 13

Feb 8

Skill Demo #4

Tues Feb 13

6

Feb 13

(Practical Electronics for Inventors 2000 edition): pages 14-30.

RC timer

Skill Demo #5

Tues Feb 20

Feb 15

Skill Demo #5

Tues Feb 20

7

Feb 20

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

Tues Feb 27

Feb 22

Skill Demo #6

Tues Feb 27

8

Feb 27

H-Bridge.mov        

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

Skill Demo #7

Tues Mar 6

 

Mar 1

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 #7

Tues  Mar 6

9

Mar 6

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

CS 3651 - 555 Timers

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 #8

Tues Mar 13

Mar 8

Skill Demo #8

Tues Mar 13

10

Mar 13

Project Guidelines

Safety Lecture slides & Architecture Safety Manual PDF

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

Power

Linear Regulators

PEI book: 20-21

PID Article: http://brettbeauregard.com/blog/2011/04/improving-the-beginners-pid-introduction/

Skill Demo #9

Tues Mar 27

Mar 15

Quiz on Safety Lecture slides & Architecture Safety Manual PDF

Skill Demo #9

Tues Mar 27

11

Mar 20

Spring Break

Mar 22

Spring Break

12

Mar 27

Propose project to professor and receive an approval

Skill Demo #10

Tues Apr 3

Mar 29

Propose project to professor and receive an approval

Skill Demo #10

Tues Apr 3

13

Apr 3

Skill Demo #11

Tues Apr 10

Apr 5

Skill Demo #11

Tues Apr 10

14

Apr 10

Project

Apr 12

Project

May 3

15

Apr 17

Project

May 3

Apr 19

Project

May 3

16

Apr 24

Last day of classes

Project

May 3

May 3

11:30-2:20 FINAL PROJECT PRESENTATIONS & PAPER

** - 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