Calendar
Week Date Pods Web Notes Video response due (by Mon. 1pm) Project deliverables due (by Wed. 11:59pm)
1 9/8 Breadboard prototyping Voltage & current; Resistors; Voltage regulators; Capacitors
9/10 Voltage regulators VR1 due Wed 11:59pm P1 proto
2 9/15 KiCad Q & A Prototyping; Multimeters; PCB design VR2
9/17 PCB design P1 PCB
3 9/22 Build a BJT circuit with a motor Low power/high power VR3
9/24 Drive a motor with a MOSFET
4 9/29 Build an H-bridge H-bridge motor driver VR4
10/1 Make a motor spin both ways P2 proto
5 10/6 Quiz 1 (on P1 and P2) Motors
10/8 DC, stepper, and servo motors P2 PCB
6 10/13 Arduino challenges Microcontrollers; Arduino MKR 1010 Wifi; Arduino programming VR5
10/15 Arduino challenges, cont’d
7 10/20 Hardware peripherals VR6
10/22 i2C, PWM, and serial port modules P3 proto
8 10/27 Sensors and more C programming VR7
10/29
9 11/3 How does the internet work? VR8
11/5 P3 share out P3 final due Mon. 11:59pm
10 11/10 No pods (Wed. schedule)
11/12 Quiz 2 (on P3) and booting the Raspberry Pi
11 11/17 Basic types of control VR9
11/19 P4 proto
12 11/24 Intro to the frequency domain
11/26 No pods (Thanksgiving)
13 12/1 Ethics and project management VR10
12/2 P4 share out P4 final
14 12/8 Ethics and jobs VR11
12/10 Semester reflection