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Lecture  Reading  Homework  Lab  Slides and Reviews 
SECTION 1: DC tu 1/6 Lecture 1  Current, Voltage, Ohm's Law, Power, Kirchoff's Laws, Ideal volatage and current sources. 
No Lab  
th 1/8 Lecture 2  Series/Parallel, Ground, voltage divider, Safety, Potentiometers, Resistivity.

Reading: Scherz 2.12.19 (2.4, 2.8 optional; 2.14 with large grain of salt); Shaum Ch 13.  
tu 1/13 Lecture 3  Real voltage and current sources, Variable sources, Current dividers, Thevenin and Norton equivalents. 
Lab 1 Using the Meter, Breadboard, and Soldering Iron. Resistor networks. Start building your BLIP, 

th 1/15Lecture 4  Superposition, Measurements, Meshes, Wheatstone bridge, galvinometer. 
Reading: Shaum Ch 45.  Section 1: DC Slides Review 

SECTION 2: AC tu 1/20 Lecture 5  AC circuits, capacitors and inductors, 
Reading: Scherz 2.202.21, 2.222.24, 2.262.27; Shaum Ch 811 (up to Phasors on p. 221)  Homework 1 due in class answers 
Lab 2  More Resistor Networks and Potentiometers. Finish your BLIP. If you are in
monday lab come friday 1/23 instead. MLK day is (1/19). 

th 1/22 Lecture 6  Sinusoids, complex exponentials, Euler's Identity, phasors, building sinusoids from pairs of phasors. 

tu 1/27 Lecture 7  Complex impedance. 
Reading: Scherz 2.302.30.1 (Input/Output Impedance), 2.33  p.216 (2port filters)  Lab 3  Measuring Capacitor Discharge with the BLIP (Lab 3 spreadsheet)  
th 1/29  Lecture 8  RC Filters, decibels, Bode Plots, RMS values, AC power, transformers. 
Reading: Scherz 2.35 (Fourier Series), Scherz 2.32 (Decibels),  Homework 2 due in class answers 

tu 2/3 Lecture 9 Phasor notation, superposition of phasors, Fourier series and transform, impulse response, 
Lab 4  Exploring AC Waveforms (RIGOL Scope Manual)  Section 2: AC Slides Review 

th 2/5 Catch up lecture 
Reading: Scherz 4.14.2 (Diodes)  Homework 3 due in class answers 

SECTION 3: NonLinear and Sensors tu 2/10 Lecture 10  Nonlinear components, diodes.  Reading: 4.3.2 (biopolar transistors),  Lab 5  RC Filters  
th 2/12 Lecture 11  Triode, bipolar transistors, gain, switches, relays, buzzers, latches,.  Reading: Scherz 55.3.4 (LEDs), 5.45.7, 5.9 (photosensors).  Homework 4 due in class answers 

tu 2/17 Lecture 12  thermistors, photosensors, systems. SECTION 4: Op Amps Comparators, thermoregulation, hysteresis. 
Lab 6  Diodes and Transistors  Section 3: NonLinearSensors Slides Review 

th 2/19 EXAM 1 through Lab 5, Sections 12 Equations Answers 
No Homework  
tu 2/24 Lecture 13 Operational amplifiers.  Reading: Scherz 8 (Op Amps)  Lab 7  Comparators, Photoresistors, Thermistors, and Hysteresis  Section 4: Op Amps Slides Review 

th 2/26 Lecture 14  More operational amplifiers.  No Homework  
SECTION 5: Digital tu 3/3 Lecture 15  Intro to Digital. Boolean logic, gates. 
Reading: Scherz 12.112.3, (digital)  Lab 8  Oscillators and Op Amps  
th 3/5 Lecture 16  More Boolean logic, binary, hexadecimal, adders.  Homework 5 due in class 

th 3/83/15 Spring Recess  
tu 3/17 Lecture 17  D flipflops, state machines, encoders, decoders, computer architecture  Reading: Scherz 12.6.3, 12.6.4 (flipflops).  Homework 6 due in class 
Catchup Lab  
th 3/19 EXAM 2 Cumulative, through Lab 8, Sections 14 Equations 

tu 3/24 Lecture 18  Memory, ROM, RAM, CPU., languages, FETs, MOSFETs, CMOS.  Lab 9  Digital Circuits, Flip Flops, Counters, Base 2 and 16  
th 3/26 Force magnifier, Deep Submersible Alvin. telemetric egg 
Homework 7 due in class 

tu 3/31 Lecture 19  Digital dynamic range and noise, A/D, D/A.  Reading: Schrertz 4.3.4 (MOSFETs)  Lab 10  Carotid pulse meter using a oneshot  
SECTION 6: Other th 4/2 Lecture 20  Shielding, highfrequency, cables and antennae, phased arrays, preview of convolution and Fourier transform. 
Reading: Schertz 3.1.5  Homework 8 due in class 

tu 4/7 Lecture 21  radio transmitters and receivers, phase lock loop, Crystals, Q, stability, preview of Laplace transform.  Lab 11  MOSFET, static electricity  
th 4/9 Lecture 22  voltages in biology and chemistry, batteries, Nernst equation and action potentials.  Reading Schertz 3.2  Homework 9 due in class 

tu 4/14 Lecture 23 magnetic sensors, motors, lasers, and optical encoders.  Catchup Lab  
th 4/16  Lecture 24  Review 
Homework 10 due in class 

Final Exam, to be determined cumulative, all Labs Sections 16 Equations answers 
