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SECTION 1: DC th 1/7 Lecture 1  Current, Voltage, Ohm's Law, Power, Kirchoff's Laws, WorkSheet 1 

tu 1/12 Lecture 2  Ideal voltage and current sources, series/parallel, ground, voltage divider, safety.  Lab 1  Using the meter, breadboard, and soldering iron. Resistor networks. Constructing a test lead.


th 1/14 Lecture 3  Potentiometers, resistivity, real voltage and current sources.  Reading: Scherz 2.12.19 (2.4, 2.8 optional; 2.14 with large grain of salt); Shaum Ch 13.  
tu 1/19 Lecture 4  Thevenin and Norton equivalents, superposition, meshes.  Lab 2  More Resistor Networks and Potentiometers. Building your BLIP, If you are in
monday lab come friday 1/22 instead. MLK day is (1/18). 

th 1/21 Lecture 5  Wheatstone bridge, galvinometer.
SECTION 2: AC AC circuits, capacitors and inductors. 
Reading: Shaum Ch 45.  Homework 1 due in class Answers 
Section 1: DC Slides Review 

tu 1/26 Lecture 6  Sinusoids, complex exponentials, Euler's Identity, phasors, building sinusoids from pairs of phasors.  Reading: Scherz 2.202.21, 2.222.24, 2.262.27; Shaum Ch 811 (up to Phasors on p. 221)  Lab 3  Measuring Capacitor Discharge with the BLIP (Lab 3 spreadsheet)  
th 1/28 Lecture 7  Complex impedance. 
Homework 2 due in class Answers 

tu 2/2 Lecture 8  RC Filters, decibels, Bode Plots, RMS values, AC power, transformers. Phasor notation, superposition of phasors. 
Reading: Scherz 2.302.30.1 (Input/Output Impedance), 2.33  p.216 (2port filters)  Lab 4  Exploring AC Waveforms Tektronix Scope Manual  
th 2/4 Lecture 9  Superposition, Fourier series and transform, impulse response. 
Reading: Scherz 2.35 (Fourier Series), Scherz 2.32 (Decibels),  Homework 3 due in class Answers 

tu 2/9 Lecture 10  Lumped Parameter Model. Review. 
Lab 5  RC Filters  Section 2: AC Slides Review 

SECTION 3: NonLinear and Sensors th 2/11 Lecture 11  Nonlinear components, diodes. 
Reading: Scherz 4.14.2 (Diodes)  Homework 4 due in class Answers 

tu 2/16 Lecture 12  Triode, bipolar transistors, gain, switches, relays, buzzers, latches.  Reading: 4.3.2 (biopolar transistors),  Catchup Lab  
th 2/18 EXAM 1 through Lab 5, Sections 12 Equations Answers 
Reading: Scherz 55.3.4 (LEDs), 5.45.7, 5.9 (photosensors).  
tu 2/23 Lecture 13  thermistors, photosensors, systems. SECTION 4: Op Amps Operational amplifiers intro. 
Lab 6  Diodes and Transistors  Section 3: NonLinear & Sensors Slides Review 

th 2/25 Lecture 14  Comparators, thermoregulation, hysteresis.  
tu 3/1 Lecture 15 Full Operational amplifiers.  Reading: Scherz 8 (Op Amps)  Homework 5 due in class Answers 
Lab 7  Comparators, Photoresistors, Thermistors, and Hysteresis  Section 4: Op Amps Slides Review 
th 3/3 Lecture 16  More operational amplifiers.  
3/63/13 Spring Recess  
SECTION 5: Digital tu 3/15 Lecture 17 Intro to Digital. Boolean logic, gates, binary, hexadecimal, ASCII.Worksheet 4 
Reading: Scherz 12.112.3, (digital)  Lab 8  Oscillators and Op Amps  
th 3/17 Lecture 18  Adders, serial and parallel, flipflops, state machines. 
Reading: Scherz 12.6.3, 12.6.4 (flipflops).  Homework 6 due in class Answers 

tu 3/22 Lecture 19  Encoders, decoders, memory, CPU, computer architecture, programming languages and environments.  Lab 9  Digital Circuits, Flip Flops, Counters, Base 2 and 16  
th 3/24 Stetten's projects (not on exam, don't bother printing for class) Deep Submersible Alvin Telemetric Egg Hand Held Force Magnifier 

tu 3/29 EXAM 2 Cumulative, through Lab 8, Sections 14 Equations Answers 
Catchup Lab  
th 3/31  Lecture 20
More computer hardware, FETs, MOSFETs, CMOS, FPGA, DSP, A/D, D/A, Digital dynamic range and noise. Worksheet 5 
Reading: Schrertz 4.3.4 (MOSFETs)  Section 5: Digital Slides Review 

SECTION 6: Other tu 4/5 Lecture 21  High Frequency, shielding, waves, cables, characteristic impedance, impedance matching. 
Lab 10  Carotid pulse meter using a oneshot.  
th 4/7 Lecture 22  Radio, antennae, Huygens' Principle, phased arrays, preview of convolution and Fourier transform, radio transmitters and receivers. 
Reading: Schertz 3.1.5  
tu 4/12 Lecture 23  More convolution, demo, phase lock loop, Crystals, Q, stability, preview of Laplace transform.  Lab 11  MOSFET, static electricity  
th 4/14 Lecture 24  voltages in biology and chemistry, batteries, Nernst equation and action potentials.  Reading Schertz 3.2  Section 6: Other Slides Review 

tu 4/19 Lecture 25  magnetic sensors, inertial sensors, termocouples, motors, lasers, and optical encoders.  TBA  
th 4/21 No Lecture  students encouraged to attend Bioengineering Day at the Pitt Union: Flier 

Final Exam SAT APR 30 10:00  11:50 AM 157 Benedum Cumulative, All Labs and Homework Sections 16 Equations 
