Detailed Class Schedule:


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Date

Homework due date

Text: assigned reading

Content/Activity

1

Sep 1 (W)

 

Chapter 1

Course structure and orientation. Light Introduction

2

Sep 3 (F)

HW1: Research

 

Introduction to RoboStamp

3

Sep 8 (W)

 

 

Design Project Introduction
Research Results presented to class

4

Sep 10 (F)

HW2: Read/rank posts Milestone 1

 

Programming behaviors

5

Sep 13 (M)

 

9.1 – 9.3 Sensors

Analog and Digital signals

6

Sep 15 (W)

 

 

Group Lab Assignment 1 D/A Converter

7

Sep 17 (F)

Milestone 2 (Th 9/16)

 

Digital scope setup

8

Sep 20 (M)

 

 

Sensing contact

9

Sep 22 (W)

 

 

Sensing contact

10

Sep 24 (F)

 

 

Individual Lab Practicum 1

11

Sep 27 (M)

 

 

Sensing rotation analog

12

Sep 29 (W)

 

 

Group Lab Assignment 2 Sensing light

13

Oct 1 (F)

Milestone 3 (Th 9/30)

 

Transistor, Sensing rotation digitally

14

Oct 4 (M)

 

 

Group Lab Assignment 3 Encoder Start

15

Oct 6 (W)

 

 

Group Lab Assignment 3 Encoder Finish

16

Oct 8 (F)

 

 

Hobby Servo motor intro

17

Oct 12 (T)

 

 

Operational Amplifiers

18

Oct 13(W)

 

 

Strain gage reading

19

Oct 15 (F)

 

 

Individual Lab Practicum 2

20

Oct 18 (M)

 

 

Practicum review

21

Oct 20 (W)

 

 

Actuation

22

Oct 22 (F)

Milestone 4 (Th 10/21)

 

Pneumatics

23

Oct 25 (M)

 

10.1-10.9
Actuators

Servo motors

24

Oct 27 (W)

 

 

On/Off control

25

Oct 29 (F)

 

 

Individual Lab Practicum 3

26

Nov 1 (M)

 

 

H-bridge control

27

Nov 3 (W)

 

 

H-bridge control

28

Nov 5 (F)

Milestone 5 (Th 11/4)

 

Gearing and power

29

Nov 8(M)

 

 

Gearing and power

30

Nov 10 (W)

 

 

Motor Lab

31

Nov 12 (F)

 

 

Motor Lab

32

Nov 15(M)

 

 

Rob stamp Sensors

33

Nov 17 (W)

 

 

Individual Lab Practicum 4

34

Nov 19 (F)

Milestone 6 (Th 11/18)

 

Project Assignment

35

Nov 22(M)

 

 

Stepper Motor Lab

36

Nov 29 (M)

 

 

Stepper Motor Lab

37

Dec 1 (W)

 

 

Feedback control

38

Dec 3 (F)

 

 

Feedback control

39

Dec 6 (M)

 

 

Individual Lab Practicum 4

40

Dec 8 (W)

 

 

Project Demonstrations

41

Dec 10 (F)

 

 

Project Demonstrations

42

Dec 13 (M)

 

 

Course Critique and Summary