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Oct. 29, 2014

Class D4 notes (handwritten): memory, Tu., Oct 28
HW D3, due Monday, Nov. 3, 5 p.m.
Verilog template file, stepglue_MT_nov12.v, for HWD2
Verilog testbench file, stepglue_MT_nov12_tb.v

A Logic Compiler

Verilog download, free from a PLD manufacturer, Xilinx. The download is very large. You'll find the program here: Xilinx Verilog download (restricted to Xilinx parts); download ISE, NOT VORNADO. Click on ISE (you'll get the free Weback), register, and download version 14, any sub-revision. You do not need the ModelSim simulator, and when you create a project should choose the ISE simulator, not the Modelsim simulator.
Note on Xilinx ISE, more generally: Verilog and ABEL

Oct. 24, 2014

Class D3 notes (handwritten): counters, Th., Oct 23

Oct. 22, 2014

Class D2 notes (handwritten): gates, Tu., Oct 21
Midterm makeup offer To be held Mon., Oct. 27, 4 p.m. in lab We hope you won't take this unless you're keenly disappointed in the results of the midterm. For odd terms of the offer see link.

Oct. 20, 2014

HW D2, due Mon., Oct. 27, 5 p.m.

Oct. 17, 2014

Class D1 notes (handwritten): gates, Th., Oct 14

Oct. 15, 2014

HW D1, due Mon., Oct. 20, 5 p.m. This is an undersized HW, since you don't have a full week for it, after the midterm. On this HW, skip the verilog question, #4, since I failed to way a word about Verilog, in class.
LM317 data sheet (Fairchild) for use in HW D1
Art of Electronics (2d ed.) excerpt on heat sinking (for use with HW D1)

Oct. 14, 2014

Review session notes (handwritten) Tu., Oct 14

Oct. 10, 2014

Class12 notes (handwritten): MOSFETs, Th., Oct 9

Oct. 8, 2014

Class11 notes (handwritten): regulators, Tu., Oct 7

Oct. 3, 2014

Class10 notes (handwritten): PID loop, Th., Oct 2

Oct. 1, 2014

Class9 notes (handwritten): nasty oscillators, Tu., Sept 30

September 27, 2014

HW 4, due Mon., Oct. 6, 5 p.m.

September 26, 2014

Class8 notes (handwritten): oscillators, Th., Sept 25

September 24, 2014

Class7 notes (handwritten): op amps 2, Tu., Sept 23

September 22, 2014

HW 3, due Mon., Sept. 29, 5 p.m.

September 19, 2014

Class6 notes (handwritten): op amps 1, Th., Sept 18

September 17, 2014

Class5 notes (handwritten): transistors II, Tu., Sept 16
HW 2, due Mon., Sept. 22, 5 p.m.

September12, 2014

Class 4 notes (handwritten): transistors I, Th., Sept 11

September 9, 2014

Class 3 notes (handwritten): diode Circuits, Tu., Sept 9
HW 1, due Mon., Sept. 15, 5 p.m. Corrected 9/14/14

September 5, 2014

Class 2 notes (handwritten): RC Circuits, Th., Sept 4
tidy (typed) solution to anon quiz on loaded pot (volume control)

September 3, 2014

Class 1 notes (handwritten): DC Circuits, Tues., Sept 2

Fall INFORMATION: July 7, 2014

Course Information: intro and schedule Fall 2014
We will hold a normal class and lab on the very first day, Tues., Sept. 2: Please read class and lab notes for Day 1 before you come in.
The course meets in Science Center 206
You should have read through Lab 1, and the posted notes for Class 1.
1st-day Signup Form
Class 1 notes (typed): DC Circuits
Lab 1: DC Circuits
Lab 2: RC Circuits

Hints and Tips, illustrated An excellent introduction to lab setups, by Summer School and SEAS instructor David Abrams

Link to Text problem solutions, and old exams (some with solutions)

Click here to hop to old Finals, and Text-problem solutions

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