Lecture Notes

Special software is required to use some of the files in this section: .c, .h, .mov, and .zip.


LEC # TOPICS
1

Introduction (PDF)

Robopsy slide (PDF)

2

Basic electronics

Linear elements, thevenin-norton, impedance analysis (PDF)

3

Diodes and transistors

Models, LEDs, peak-detector, zeners, diode protection circuits, BJT, FET, amplifiers, drivers, H-bridges (PDF)

Handouts

The Interactive Balloon (PDF)

Balloons.mov (MOV)

4

Power supplies

Proper bypassing, linear power supplies, switching power supplies (PDF)

MIT libraries lectures on literature and patent searching

5

Microprocessors I

Basic topologies, feedback, stability, accurate peak detector (PDF)

6

Microprocessors II

Practical considerations, reading op amp datasheets error propagation, filters (PDF)

7

OpAmps I

Basics programming concepts, memory organization, clocks, ADCs (PDF)

Handouts

Ones complement (PDF)

main.c (C)

adc_example.zip (ZIP) (The ZIP file contains: adc_xample_code.pdf and main.c files.)

demo2.zip (ZIP) (The ZIP file contains: main.c, crc.h, and other supporting files for 2nd demo.)

demo.zip (ZIP) (The ZIP file contains: main.c and other supporting files for demo.)

dio_example.zip (ZIP) (The ZIP file contains: dio_xample_code.pdf and main.c files.)

MSP430F22xx_example_C_code.zip (ZIP) (The ZIP file contains: 123 .c files.)

timer_example.zip (ZIP) (The ZIP file contains: timr_xample_code.pdf and main.c files.)

uart_example.zip (ZIP) (The ZIP file contains: uart_xample_code.pdf and other supporting files for the communication peripherals UART.)

8

OpAmps II

Timers, communications, wireless (PDF)

9

Analog signal processing

ADC, references, noise, synchronous detection (PDF)

10

Sensors I

Capacitive, impedance, optical (PDF)

11

Sensors II

Encoders, magnetic, strain acoustic, inertial