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SECTION 1: DC th 1/5 Lecture 1  Current, Voltage, Ohm's Law, Power, Kirchoff's Laws. 

tu 1/10 Lecture 2  Ideal voltage and current sources, series/parallel, ground, voltage divider, safety, resistivity, potentiometers. Worksheet 1  Lab 1  Using the meter, breadboard, and soldering iron. Resistor networks. Constructing a test lead.


th 1/12 Lecture 3  Wheatstone bridge, real voltage and current sources.  Scherz 2.12.19 (2.4, 2.8 optional); Shaum Ch 13.  
tu 1/17 Lecture 4  Thevenin and Norton equivalents, superposition, meshes, galvinometer.  Shaum Ch 45.  Lab 2  More Resistor Networks and Potentiometers. Building your BLIP, If you are in
Monday lab come Friday 1/20 instead. MLK day is (1/16). 

SECTION 2: AC th 1/19 Lecture 5  AC circuits, capacitors and inductors. 
Scherz 2.202.25 Shaum Ch 89 
Homework 1 due in class 
Section 1: DC Review Slides 

tu 1/24  Sinusoids, complex exponentials, Euler's Identity, phasors, building sinusoids from pairs of phasors.  Scherz 2.262.27 Shaum Ch 1011 (disregard Phasors on p. 221) 
Lab 3  Measuring Capacitor Discharge with the BLIP (Lab 3 spreadsheet)  
th 1/26 Complex impedance. 
Homework 2 due in class 

tu 1/30  RC Filters, decibels, Bode Plots, RMS values, AC power, transformers. Phasor notation, superposition of phasors. 
Scherz 2.302.30.1 (Input/Output Impedance), 2.33  p.216 (2port filters)  Lab 4  Exploring AC Waveforms Tektronix Scope Manual  
th 2/2  Superposition, Fourier series and transform, impulse response. 
Reading: Scherz 2.35 (Fourier Series), Scherz 2.32 (Decibels),  
tu 2/7  Lumped Parameter Model. Review. 
Lab 5  RC Filters  Section 2: AC Review 

SECTION 3: NonLinear and Sensors th 2/9  Nonlinear components, diodes. 
Scherz 4.14.2 (Diodes)  
tu 2/14  Triode, bipolar transistors, gain, switches, relays, buzzers, latches.  4.3.2 (biopolar transistors),  Catchup Lab  
th 2/16 EXAM 1 through Lab 5, Sections 12 Equations 
Scherz 55.3.4 (LEDs), 5.45.7, 5.9 (photosensors).  
tu 2/21  thermistors, photosensors, systems. SECTION 4: Op Amps Operational amplifiers intro. 
Lab 6  Diodes and Transistors  Section 3: NonLinear & Sensors Review 

th 2/23  Comparators, thermoregulation, hysteresis.  
tu 2/28  Full Operational amplifiers.  Scherz 8 (Op Amps)  Lab 7  Comparators, Photoresistors, Thermistors, and Hysteresis  Section 4: Op Amps Review 

th 3/2  More operational amplifiers.  
3/53/12 Spring Recess  
SECTION 5: Digital tu 3/14  Intro to Digital. Boolean logic, gates, binary, hexadecimal, ASCII. 
Scherz 12.112.3, (digital)  Lab 8  Oscillators and Op Amps  
th 3/16  Adders, serial and parallel, flipflops, state machines. 
Scherz 12.6.3, 12.6.4 (flipflops).  
tu 3/21  Encoders, decoders, memory, CPU, computer architecture, programming languages and environments.  Lab 9  Digital Circuits, Flip Flops, Counters, Base 2 and 16  
th 3/23  More computer hardware, FETs, MOSFETs, CMOS, FPGA, DSP, A/D, D/A, Digital dynamic range and noise. 

tu 3/28 EXAM 2 Cumulative, through Lab 8, Sections 14 Equations 
Catchup Lab  
th 3/30  Stetten's projects (not on exam, don't bother printing for class) Deep Submersible Alvin Telemetric Egg Hand Held Force Magnifier 
Schrertz 4.3.4 (MOSFETs)  Section 5: Digital Review 

SECTION 6: Other tu 4/4  High Frequency, shielding, waves, cables, characteristic impedance, impedance matching. 
Lab 10  Carotid pulse meter using a oneshot.  
th 4/6  Radio, antennae, Huygens' Principle, phased arrays, preview of convolution and Fourier transform, radio transmitters and receivers. 
Schertz 3.1.5  
tu 4/11  More convolution, demo, phase lock loop, Crystals, Q, stability, preview of Laplace transform.  Lab 11  MOSFET, static electricity  
th 4/13  voltages in biology and chemistry, batteries, Nernst equation and action potentials.  Schertz 3.2  Section 6: Other Review 

tu 4/18  magnetic sensors, inertial sensors, termocouples, motors, lasers, and optical encoders.  TBA  
th 4/20  TBA 

Final Exam DATE/TIME????? 157 Benedum Cumulative, All Labs and Homework Sections 16 Equations 
