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ECE 111: Intro to Electrical and Computer Engineering

Spring 2017

 

 

 

Instructor:        Jacob Glower

Email:              Jacob_glower@yahoo.com

Office:             ECE 201A

 

TA:                  Mary Pearson, John Edstrom

                        Josh Kaneni, Jake Montague

Lecture:           Tuesday 11AM,  Q. Burdick 104

Recitation        Tu: 9:30 ECE 121

                        We / Th 8AM Ehly 222

Textbook:        none

Reference       Bison Academy

                        Electronics Tutorials

                        Old HW & Solutions

 

Robot Kit: Parallax ActivityBot #32500

·         $191 NDSU Bookstore

·         $199 Parallax  (link here)

·         $237 Amazon

·         $263 ebay

 


 

Lecture (ECE & Matlab)

Tu 11AM, STEM 112

Matlab Video

 Matlab Code

Recitation

Tu 9:30: ECE 121

We 8AM Ehly 222

Th 8AM Ehly 222

Tutorials

Homework

( Old HW & Solutions )

 

Email solutions to Jacob_Glower@yahoo.com

 

1

Jan 10

ECE 111 Syllabus

Matlab Basics

Input a matrix, addition, multiplication

Using Matlab (v)

Download Matlab (link here)

Download SciLab (link here)

HW #1

Solution #1

2

Jan 17

Math 105:  Trigenometry

Plotting in Matlab.

 

Shoot Game (v)

Shoot.txt

Trig Functions (v)

Trig Functions.txt

 

HW #2

Solution #2

3

Jan 24

Math 129: Linear Algebra

Solving N equations for N unknowns

 

Curve Fitting (v)

CO2 Levels vs Year (txt)

Temperature Deviations (txt)

Parallex Robot Kit Overview

mech instructions

elec instructions

HW #3

Solution #3

4

Jan 31

Math 165: Calculus

Integration, Differentiation, Functions in Matlab

 

Wind Energy (v)

Compiling Programs

Software Download

HW #4

Solution #4

5

Feb 7

EE 206: Circuits I

Conservation of Voltage and Current

Simplifying Resistors Networks

 

Binary Outputs

Driving a Light or a Speaker

Hello program

Blink program

HW #5

Solution #5

6

Feb 14

EE 206: Circuits I

DC Circuits:  Kirchoff’s voltage nodes (KVN)

Solving N equations for N unknowns

N equations with N Unknowns

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Super Mario Brothers Tune

Star Wars Tune

Zelta Lost World Tune

Flight of the Bumblebee

Summary of Select Parallex Routines

HW #6

Solution #6

7

Feb 21

ECE 311: Circuits II

Capacitors & Heat Equation

Matlab Code:  Heat.m

Heat Equation

RC filter.txt

 

HW #7

Solution #7

8

Feb 28

ECE 351: Electromagnetics

Wave Equation, Reflection Coefficients

Matlab Code:

Matlab Code:  Wave.m

Wave Equations

3-Stage RLC Filter.txt

30-Stage RC Filter.txt

Binary Inputs

Whiskers

Whiskers Program

Navigating through a Maze

HW #8

Solution #8

9

Mar 7

ECE 311: Circuits II

RC Circuits with Sinusoidal Inputs

Gain, Phase, Complex Numbers

RLC Circuits

Using PartSim

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Robot Paramecium (v1)

Robot Paramecium (v2)

Robot Paramecium (v3)

Binary Outputs

Driving Motors

HW #9

Solution #9

 

Mar 14

 

Spring Break!

 

 

10

Mar 21

 

ECE 343: Signals

Filter Design, Poles and Zeros

Design a filter with poles and zeros

Filter Design

Bass Boost (321 project)

Cost.txt

 

HW #10

Solution #10

11

Mar 28

 

ECE 343: Signals

Frequency content of a signal

Fourier Transform

Four20.txt

Inv_four.txt

Analog Inputs

Voltage Inputs (Joystick, Light, Temp, etc)

HW #11

Solution #11

12

Apr 4

 

ECE 341: Random Processes

Normal distribution and student t-test

www.StatTrek.com

t-Distribution

Analog Inputs

Range Sensors

HW #12

National Weather Service

Fargo Weather Data:

·         Monthly High

·         Monthly Low

·         Monthly Average

·         Monthly Rainfall

·         Monthly Snowfall

13

Apr 11

 

ECE 320: Electronics I

Solving nonlinear equations, load lines

Robotic Moth

 

HW #13

Solution #13

14

Apr 18

 

ECE 321: Electronics II

Sensors and Instrumentation

Digikey, Data Sheets, Calibration Curve Fitting

 

Analog Output

D/A Converter

HW #14

15

Apr 25

 

ECE 331: Power Systems

Transformers & Power Grid Analysis, efficiency 

 

Analog Output

Wav files

Wav file

HW #15

16

May 2

 

Biomedical Engineering

Modeling the Cardiovascular System

RLC Circuits

 

 

 

May 9

 

Finals Week