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by rjagodowski
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: EET-210 Lab
Topic: Week #1: Introduction, Preparing Materials for the Semester
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Week #1: Introduction, Preparing Materials for the Semester

This week in lab will be an introduction to the equipment, components & methodology to be used in the lab this semester. You will receive a printed copy of all of the lab experiments, assemble the parts needed for the majority of the experiments and be assigned some equipment for you to borrow durin...
by rjagodowski
Sun May 17, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: EET-250 Lab
Topic: Advanced Lab Assignments - Analog Discovery 2 System
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Advanced Lab Assignments - Analog Discovery 2 System

This is the Topic for posts for investigations to the capabilities of the Digilent Analog Discovery 2 System . This is a device which provides a high-quality USB 2 channel oscilloscope and over a dozen other features to personal computers running Windows, Mac, Linux & even Raspberri Pi 4 units. It i...
by rjagodowski
Thu May 07, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: EET-120 Fluid Power
Topic: Week #15: (5/4-8) Review of Course & Final Exam
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Week #15: (5/4-8) Review of Course & Final Exam

Today is the last day of our class meeting. We will have a quick review of the course and I will then use the remainder of the class time to go over the Final Exam. The Final Exam is posted in Blackboard and it is due on or before midnight on Thursday, May 14, 2020. Click here to bring you to where ...
by rjagodowski
Tue May 05, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: EET-255 Advanced Topics in E.E.T./Automation
Topic: Week #15: Lasers, Fiber-Optics & Vacuum Systems
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Week #15: Lasers, Fiber-Optics & Vacuum Systems

This week we will discuss some of the fundamentals of Lasers, Fiber-Optics and Vacuum Systems. Basic Laser Principles.pdf Here is Explainthatstuff.com on Fiberoptics . Refractive Index of Materials and Total Internal Reflection (scroll down for the pics! :-) ) from Wikipedia. For lasers & fiber-opti...
by rjagodowski
Mon May 04, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: EET-265 Lecture
Topic: Final Exam Information
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Final Exam Information

Your Final Exam is posted on Blackboard in the "Assignments" area. You will submit your completed exam via Blackboard in the area designated. Electronic submission of this completed assignment is done via the Blackboard course and is due on or before Wednesday, May 13th at 11:59 PM. Late submissions...
by rjagodowski
Mon May 04, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: EET-265 Lecture
Topic: Week #15: (5/4-8) Sensors Review & Final Exam
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Week #15: (5/4-8) Sensors Review & Final Exam

This week we'll do a quick review of the Sensors QuizPack that was submitted previously in the semester. The pdf of the Eaton Sensor File was originally posted here in Week #2 . And this link from AutomationDirect from Week #7 on Sinking & Sourcing Concepts . We will then turn the discussion to Fina...
by rjagodowski
Mon May 04, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: EET-260 Lecture
Topic: Week #15: (5/4-8) Other Microcontrollers, IoT & IIoT.
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Week #15: (5/4-8) Other Microcontrollers, IoT & IIoT.

Click here for Final Exam Information. NOTE: This is the last week of classes. Day classes end on Friday, May 8. This week we will discuss other microcontrollers & platforms such as Propeller, Arduino, Raspberri Pi and how the once discrete realms of PLCs and Microcontrollers are getting blurred wi...
by rjagodowski
Mon May 04, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: EET-260 Lecture
Topic: Final Exam Information
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Final Exam Information

A practice Final Exam is posted in the Blackboard section of the course under Assignments . You are encouraged to work on this BEFORE our lab session tomorrow. We will discuss it during that lab session at 2:00 PM (Tuesday, 5/5/20). You will receive your actual Final Exam on or before Thursday, 5/7/...
by rjagodowski
Mon May 04, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: EET-250 Lecture
Topic: Final Exam Information
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Final Exam Information

A practice Final Exam is posted in the Blackboard section of the course under Assignments . You are encouraged to work on this BEFORE our lab session tomorrow. We will discuss it during that lab session (Tuesday, 5/5/20). You will receive your actual Final Exam on or before Thursday, 5/7/20 via your...
by rjagodowski
Mon May 04, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: EET-250 Lecture
Topic: Week #15: (5/4-8) Industrial Process Techniques & Instrumentation.
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Week #15: (5/4-8) Industrial Process Techniques & Instrumentation.

Click Here for information about the Final Exam. Today we'll finish up the course by discussing Chapter 9 on Industrial Process Techniques & Instrumentation. The PowerPoint presentations can be found here and the text & homework solutions can be found here . For your own information, you are encour...
by rjagodowski
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: EET-120 Fluid Power
Topic: Week #14: (5/1) Pneumatic & Hydraulic Components & Cavitation
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Week #14: (5/1) Pneumatic & Hydraulic Components & Cavitation

This week we'll revisit a few of the links presented back in Week #11 on Pneumatic Components . Then we'll discuss hydraulic systems, pumps & valves and the topic of Cavitation in Hydraulic systems. The Hydraulic System (has sound). Hydraulic Pumps from wisc-online.com . Hydraulic Directional Contro...
by rjagodowski
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: EET-255 Advanced Topics in E.E.T./Automation
Topic: Week #14: (4/27-5/1) Soldering & RoHS Compliance
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Week #14: (4/27-5/1) Soldering & RoHS Compliance

This week we will discuss the topics of Soldering (through-hole and surface mount) and RoHS Compliance with special emphasis on lead-free solder and its related issues. For Soldering Fundamentals, Through-Hole soldering and RoHS, the content is posted here in Week #14 of EET-265 . Surface mount cont...
by rjagodowski
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: EET-265 Lecture
Topic: Week #14: (4/27-5/1) Soldering & RoHS Compliance
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Week #14: (4/27-5/1) Soldering & RoHS Compliance

The topic of Soldering will be presented to make sure that everyone in the class has had some exposure and experience with soldering. If you have not yet soldered, then read the following and see your instructor. (And IF we were still having physical classes: If you have not soldered, you will be gi...
by rjagodowski
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: EET-260 Lecture
Topic: Week #14: (4/27-5/1) ADCs & Rotary Encoders
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Week #14: (4/27-5/1) ADCs & Rotary Encoders

This week we're going to discuss two specific peripheral components: the ADC0831 which is used to convert an Analog voltage to an 8-bit digital quantity, and the Rotary Encoder which is commonly used to either measure rotation or used in place of the traditional potentiometer as an input device. The...
by rjagodowski
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: EET-250 Lecture
Topic: Week #14: (4/27-5/1) Analytical Instrumentation
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Week #14: (4/27-5/1) Analytical Instrumentation

Please notice that there are quizzes being posted in the Blackboard area of this course. The first one in Chapter two is pretty long and therefore counts as 3 normal 10-point quizzes. The other quizzes will be shorter. This week we'll continue the discussion presented Last Week on Analytical Instrum...
by rjagodowski
Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: EET-120 Fluid Power
Topic: Week #13: (4/24) Introduction to MicroSoft Visio for Fluid Power Diagrams
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Week #13: (4/24) Introduction to MicroSoft Visio for Fluid Power Diagrams

This week you will be introduced to the Microsoft Program Visio with specific emphasis on its application to Fluid Power systems. Due to the COVID-19 Campus Closure, we will NOT be able to do this assignment. However, I still want you to be familier with the MS Visio program. Many of you have had so...
by rjagodowski
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: EET-255 Advanced Topics in E.E.T./Automation
Topic: Week #13: (4/20-24) IPC Standards, Megger & Hi-Pot Testing
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Week #13: (4/20-24) IPC Standards, Megger & Hi-Pot Testing

This week we will discuss various IPC standards and what you should be aware of when applying for a company that adheres to specific IPC standards. Here is the link to www.IPC.org . We'll watch an IPC video on Safety in the ELectronics/Electrical Industry. Here's an example of what some of the issue...
by rjagodowski
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: EET-260 Lab
Topic: Week #13: (4/20-24) DIR IN/OUT, Memory Organization, Input, Output
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Week #13: (4/20-24) DIR IN/OUT, Memory Organization, Input, Output

This week we'll discuss the some of the various I/O options for the Basic Stamp. Using the Basic Stamp Syntax and Reference Manual we'll refer to Page 81 on Memory Organization, the INPUT command on page 243 and the OUTPUT command on page 293. The picture below shows the relationship among I/O Port ...
by rjagodowski
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: EET-250 Lab
Topic: Week #13: ADC Scaling & PID Math (from last week)
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Week #13: ADC Scaling & PID Math (from last week)

This week we'll finish up any remaining discussion about the PID Math used by the BS2 to determine the Proportional, Integral and Differential (PID) components needed. We did this back in Week #12 here . Remember: Proportional is simply an amplifier with a constant gain. Integral is calculating the ...
by rjagodowski
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: EET-265 Lecture
Topic: Week #13: (4/20-24) Industry 4.0 & IIoT
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Week #13: (4/20-24) Industry 4.0 & IIoT

Today we're going to present some topics which were also covered in the EET-255 Advanced Topics in EET/Automation class back in Week #7 discussing Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) . We will review some content which was presented in EET-255 and look at three new videos added...

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