ICS2O: FALL 2018  

7. INDEPENDENT STUDY PROJECT 

6. A COUNTING CIRCUIT 

5. INTEGRATED CIRCUITS (ICs) I: DIGITAL LOGIC GATES 

4. DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  PROJECTS  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
24 Nov 20 
p. 4748 
Signed Binary: The 2's Complement Algorithm 
The Binary Game
Top Scores Sec 1: 2220 (AM) Top Scores Sec 2: 1710 (SR) Binary Representation of Characters: ASCII Table, Unicode Digital Logic ICs, Venn Diagrams 

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Nov 14 
p. 45 
What is the difference between V_{cc}, V_{dd}, V_{ee}, V_{ss}, etc? Digital Name Pairs, The Binary Number System 

22 Nov 8 
Activity: Transistors as Logic Gates (TTL) Venn Diagram of Number Sets... Integers, Place Value Analog (Continuous) vs Digital (Discrete) Review of the Decimal Number System 

3. TRANSISTORS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  PROJECTS  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
21 Nov 6 
2N3904 Datasheet Build Session: Project 3. The Analog Oscillator Falstad: Analog Oscillator Simulation RSGC ACES: Astable Multivibrator Research: The Astable Multivibrator For Successful Builds...the early 
Project 3. The Analog Oscillator 

20 Nov 2 
Project 2. The Capacitor Visualizer (due tomorrow) Recall DiodeResistor Logic... TransistorTransistor Logic: AND, OR Transistor Testing Review/Discussion of Transistor Circuits 

19 Oct 31 


18 Oct 29 

2. DESIGN, DIVIDERS, DEVICES and DATASHEETS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  PROJECTS  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
17 Oct 25 
Prototype Project 2. The Capacitor Visualizer Begin to conduct required time trials Introduction to Soldering Solder long leads to your PBNO, PBNC and Potentiometer Solder your *NEW* DC Breakout Board 

16 Oct 23 
Review of Voltage Division Feedback Email Measuring Capacitance with the DMM Review Capacitor Circuits on page 32 Prototype the circuit to the left... ...and then the rollover modification Capacitors as Timers: `tau = R times C` 
Voltage Division SA, AB, MC, ZC, JG, JK, LL, TM, HM, AM, LRC, JTP, ET**, KT, RT, JV, NWS JBe, PB, JBu*, PC, JD*, CG, MJ, SR, JS, LW 

15 Oct 19 

14 Oct 17 
The Underlying Principle of Digital Logic: PullDown and PullUp Resistor Configurations LOGIC Functions: OR, AND DiodeResistor Logic (DRL) 

13 Oct 15 
ACES' ER Technical Writing: Don'ts and Dos Use of the Active Voice Manual Input Devices: Buttons: PBNO, PBNC Switches (SPST, SPDT, DPDT) Activities: Switch Circuit Rocket Launch: RocketLaunchQuestion.fzz 
Buttons and Switches 

12 Oct 11 
Advice:
Review TEL3M FC Feedback Emails 
Open House (Period 2) 
ER Exemplar 

11 Oct 9 
ER Guidelines 

10 Oct 4 
The Two Roles of the Potentiometer: Variable Resistor and Voltage Divider Two Sample Circuits to Demonstrate the two Roles 

1. SIGNALS, SUPPLY, SYMBOLS, and SCHEMATICS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
9b Oct 2 
Summary of: Signals, Supply, Symbols, and Schematics 

9a Oct 2 
Circuit Analysis: LED Circuit Introduction to Variable Resistors Mechanical Potentiometers LightDependent Resistors (LDRs) HeatDependent Resistors (Thermistors) ForceSensitive Resistors (FSRs) 

8 Sep 28 
Waterfall Model (Continued) The Concept of Voltage Division DMM: Measuring Voltage and Amperage Circuit Analysis 

7 Sep 26 
Introduction to VOLTAGE Waterfall Model of a Closed Circuit Fundamental Circuit Laws: KVL: Kirchhoff's Voltage Law, `V=IR`, `P=IV` 

6 Sep 24 
`R_E=R_1+R_2`
`1/R_E=1/R_1+1/R_2` 
ACES' Frame Player: Resistor Circuits 
Analysis of Fixed Resistors in Series and Parallel Concept of: Equivalent Resistance (`R_E`) Resistors.xlsx (...a little more math) 

5 Sep 19 
Voltage: `V=IR`
Power: `P=IV` 
Ohm's Law 
Analysis of Single Resistor Circuit Resistors.xlsx (...a little math) 

4 Sep 17 


3 Sep 13 
111 
Direction of Current, Anode and Cathode Power: `P=IxxV` Wire Gauge (p. 77), Greek Alphabet (p. 78) Fixed (CurrentLimiting) Resistors 

2 Sep 11 
Discussion:
What is Electricity? The Atom, Signals, Water Analogy, Flow Models Giants of Electricity (p.81) Supply: Voltage, Current (Direct and Alternating) Direction of Current, Resistance Circuit Symbols and Schematics Reading a Schematic, Simple Resistor Circuits How Semiconductors Work 

1b Sep 7 
Distribute Workbook and Toolkit 
Starters are a dimeadozen... Student Reflections Why is this Course Necessary? The Workbook? Technical Advisors, Acknowledgements ACES: A Focus on Skills, Table of Contents 

1a Sep 7 
REPUTATION and RESPECT RSGC ACES CULTURE: Taking a Short, Medium, and Long Term View of your Futures ACES Hall of Fame: E. McAulliffe ('18), Mariano Elia ('15), Jack Gettings ('10) 
[ACES Culture] 