Spring 2007

For attendance and grades, check out RPI LMS (formerly WebCT).

Class and lab calendar Lab and TA schedule


Powerpoint lectures

In case you missed class, these are the Monday powerpoint presentations.

Lecture 1 and 2: Voltage, Resistance, Diodes Lecture 3: Transistors Lecture 4: Op-Amps Lecture 6: Binary Counter
Lecture 7: 555 Timer Lecture 8: Displays Lecture 9: Motors and Actuators Lecture 10: Flash Camera


Lab experiments

Miss a lab? Just want to look ahead? Here are all the lab instructions and answer sheets.

Lab 1: Current, Voltage, Resistance (word)
Lab 1: Current, Voltage, Resistance (pdf)
Lab 2: Signal Generation and Analysis (word)
Lab 2: Signal Generation and Analysis (pdf)
Lab 3: Transistor and Logic Gates (word)
Lab 3: Transistor and Logic Gates (pdf)
Lab 4: Operational Amplifiers (word)
Lab 4: Operational Amplifiers (pdf)
Lab 5: Mag-Lev Controller (word)
Lab 5: Mag-Lev Controller (pdf)
Lab 6: Binary Counter (word)
Lab 6: Binary Counter (pdf)
Lab 7: 555 Timers (word)
Lab 7: 555 Timers (pdf)
Lab 8: Digital Display (word)
Lab 8: Digital Display (pdf)
Lab 9: Stepper Motor (word)
Lab 9: Stepper Motor (pdf)
Lab 10: Flash Camera (word)
Lab 10: Flash Camera (pdf)


Additional lecture info

For your reading pleasure.

Lecture 1 and 2 info (pdf) Lecture 3 info (pdf) Lecture 4 info (pdf) Lecture 6 info (word)


Other resources

Check out these videos recorded by Bill. You can thank him later.

"How to use a protoboard"

"How to build circuits"

Ready for more? There's a ton of info here:

Ken Connor's Electronic Instrumentation Page