ICS2O: SPRING 2020  

7. A COUNTING CIRCUIT 

CLASS  REFERENCE  PROJECTS  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
40 Jun 5 

Final Class  
39 Jun 3 
A Counting Circuit H. Encasement ***N. Vassos': A Counting Circuit*** Fola's Version 

A Counting Circuit G. PCB Soldering 

37 May 28 
A Counting Circuit Eater: Inside the 4511? Final Preparation for Submission The Student Counter: J. Goodwin 

36 May 26 
A Counting Circuit E. Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Decoder The 4511 BCD to 7Segment Decoder F. SevenSegment Display 

35 May 22 
A Counting Circuit D. Decimal Counting Binary Up/Down Counter (4510) The 4516 Up/Down (015) Counter 

34 May 20 
A Counting Circuit C. Decade Counter (4017) NGO Square Wave Output as Clock Input to our FIRST Specialized IC: The 4017 Decade Counter RSGC ACES: Decade Counter 

VICTORIA DAY WEEKEND  
33 May 15 
A Counting Circuit B. NAND Gate Oscillator (4011) Part 2 Animations: TP3, RC Drain Explore changes to RC2 components 

32 May 13 

31 May 11 

6. DIGITAL LOGIC CIRCUITS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  PROJECTS  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
30 May 7 
Putting it all together !! ACES' Frame Player... The 555 Timer IC Tinker this: RSGC ACES. 555 Timer. Fun 555 Circuits, 555 Calculator The best of the the Web... Ben Eater's Astable 555 Timer 
1.3


29 May 5 
LM741 Tutorial 
The Op Amp Circuit Symbol 1.3 

5. DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS: OPERANDS (BINARY NUMBERS) and OPERATORS (LOGIC GATES) 

CLASS  REFERENCE  PROJECTS  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
28 May 1 
The SR Latch 
The Latch (aka flipflop): Feedback with Logic Gates Must Watch (first 3:43 only): The SR (OR) Latch The SR (NOR) Latch: Watch the Full Video above TinkerCAD Circuits (74hc32) 
Part 2. Assemble this in......TinkerCAD Circuits See Falstad SR Latch 

Section SemiFinals Binary Challenge Tournament 
Unary Operators Mathematics · Logic Multilevel Logic 

Decapping ICs: Chemicals Heat only 

George Boole 

John Venn 
Qualifying Round 2 Binary Challenge Tournament Operators 1: TransistorTransistor Logic (Page 44) Recall your recent experience with... 2N3904 NPN Transistor: Key Details 

Qualifying Round 1 Binary Challenge Tournament Question: What do we need for... COMPUTER LOGIC and ARITHMETIC? Answer? Two things... OPERANDS: The Binary Number System (p. 47) OPERATORS: Logic Gates (p. 44) NumberSystems.xlsx 
Binary Rep.
of Characters ASCII Table, Unicode 

Review of the Feedback email for The Astable Multivibrator Transitioning from.. Analog(ue) to Digital (from the continuous to the discrete) 

4. TRANSISTORS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
1.2
The Astable Multivibrator OA, PB, CM, JO, TS, DS, AW, DZ CB, WC, SC, JC, JD, JE, BG, DL*, AL, JV, AW 

3. CAPACITORS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
Project 1.2. The Capacitor Visualizer Soldering and Assembly Stage N. Vassos' The Capacitor Visualizer Soldering Tutorial 
Replacement Bicolor LEDs 

ACES' Frame Player: Capacitors
Prototype the circuit to the left... ...and then the rollover modification Capacitors as Timers: `tau = R times C` 
Simplified Animation 

The Charge/Discharge Circuit Unit of Measure: Farads, Ranges Capacitor Codes Measuring Capacitance with the DMM Review Capacitor Circuits on page 32 
Primer on Capacitors 

EXTENDED COVID19 BREAK  
MARCH BREAK  
2. DESIGN, DIVIDERS, DEVICES and DATASHEETS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  PROJECTS  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
15 Mar 4 

14 Mar 2 
1.1  
13 Feb 27 
Technical Writing: Don'ts and Dos

Use of the Active Voice 
Breaks, Styles, Table of Contents Headers, Footers 
DER Exemplar 
12 Feb 25 
1.1  
1. SIGNALS, SUPPLY, SYMBOLS, and SCHEMATICS 

CLASS  REFERENCE  SUPPORT  CONCEPTS  SUPPLEMENTAL 
11 Feb 21 
Falstad: Voltage Division
Photocells (LightDependent Resistors (LDRs)) HeatDependent Resistors (Thermistors) Force/FlexSensitive Resistors (FSRs) ACES' Frame Player: Variable Resistors 

10 Feb 19 
Variable Resistors and Voltage Division Mechanical Potentiometers ACES' Frame Player: Potentiometers 

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND: February 1417  
9 Feb 13 
Buttons and Switches 

8 Feb 11 
PBNO
PBNC 
Review of... LED Circuit Analysis 'Mechanical' Input Devices make or break... Buttons (PBNO, PBNC) ACES' Frame Player: Buttons 
Connections: Venn Diagrams 

OUTDOOR EDUCATION WEEK: February 47  
7 Feb 3 

6 Jan 30 

5 Jan 28 
Reading a Schematic Circuit Symbols Kirchhoff's Voltage Law (KVL) DMM Confirmation of KVL (Waterfall Model of Voltage Drop) 

4 Jan 24 
`R_E=R_1+R_2` `1/R_E=1/R_1+1/R_2` 
Controlling Current... Resistance Fixed (CurrentLimiting) Resistors Again... Series vs Parallel Concept: Equivalent Resistance (`R_E`) The Breadboard 

3 Jan 22 

2 Jan 20 
Let's pick it up from Grade 9 Science... Voltage Ohm's Law (in terms of Voltage): `V=IxxR` Current Ohm's Law (in terms of Current): `I=V/R` Direction of Current DC vs AC (Direct vs Alternating) 
(PBS) Telsa: Master of Lightning 

1 Jan 16 
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] 