ICS2O: FALL 2021  

DIGITAL 3 (Enrichment Week): SPECIALIZED ICs (January 1822) (5 CLASSES) 

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39 Jan 22 

38 Jan 22 
Best 555 Tutorial 

37 Jan 21 
p. 70


No Teaching By Order of Management :)


36 Jan 19 
Combinational vs Sequential Logic Circuits Memory (aka Latch, flipflop) Elements 4001 NOR Logic IC SR NOR Latch with the 4001 

35 Jan 18 

Extra 
Holiday
Enrichment 
Intrigued by Session 4's NAND Gate (Digital) Square Wave Oscillator ? Bored over the Holidays ? From parts in your kit, how about building the ... RC Oscillator/Counter The 4060 (÷16,384) Ripple Counter I've even provided Video Support! Still not had enough ? Feeling extra ambitious ? From parts in your Kit (and recent supplements), how about building the ... Quartz Crystal Oscillator/Counter The 32,768 kHz Tuning Fork Quartz Crystal Of course, with Video Support! 
Pierce (Quartz) Oscillator it uses the ... The 4069 Hex Inverting Buffer (everything's in your kit) One more gem ... Square Wave to Sine Wave 

CHRISTMAS BREAK  
DIGITAL 2: A COUNTING CIRCUIT I (December 716) (8 CLASSES) 

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34 Dec 16 
A Counting Circuit
F. SevenSegment Display Stage G Soldering Tips Counting Circuit Encased 

33 Dec 15 
Variations on D. Decimal Counting NGO Frequency, 4510 A Counting Circuit E. Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Decoder The 4511 BCD to 7Segment Decoder 

32 Dec 14 
A Counting Circuit D. Decimal Counting Binary Up/Down Counter (4510) The 4516 Up/Down (015) Counter 

31 Dec 11 
A Counting Circuit Now, hold your breath ... Kreher FA: 8x8x8 Cube! 

30 Dec 10 
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 

29 Dec 9 

A Counting Circuit Analog and Digital Interfacing Example: The Potentiometer into a NAND Gate? B. NAND Gate Oscillator (4011) Part 1 Animation: TP3, RC Drain 

27 Dec 7 

PARENTTEACHER INTERVIEWS and SESSION BREAK  
DIGITAL 1: TRANSISTORS and INTEGRATED CIRCUITS: LOGIC GATES (November 919) (7 CLASSES) 

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1.2
NAND:The Universal Gate SA, JB, CC, AD BF, EG, SIG, WK, DL HMS, OM, CM, RM JR, RS, AT, JU, RZ 

26 Nov 19 
Half Adder (p. 57) 
Recall: Place Value Concept (Grade 5 ?)
The Binary Number System (p. 46) Confirm with your Mac Calculator App (Programmer) Tracing Logic Schematics (p. 54) COMPUTER ARITHMETIC: ADDITION (pp. 5758) 
1.2


25 Nov 18 
pp. 5356 
Wikimedia Commons: CMOS 4000 Overview 1.2 

24 Nov 17 
Inside Gates TTL Logic Gates OR, NAND, NOR Truth Tables Simplified Falstad TTL OR Circuit with Logic Inputs 

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23 Nov 12 

COMPUTER LOGIC Based on Venn diagrams BOOLEAN OPERATORS TransistorBased Logic Gates (p. 44) Inside Gates TTL Logic Gates AND, OR, NAND, NOR 

21 Nov 10 

20 Nov 9 
Review of the Feedback email for The Capacitor Visualizer The device that changed everything... Introducing the Transistor Transistor Basics, Testing, and Switches The NPN Transistor (2N3904): Animation The PNP Transistor (2N3906): Animation ACES' Frame Player: Transistors 

SEPTEMBER: ANALOG (SIGNALS, SUPPLY, SYMBOLS, SCHEMATICS, BUTTONS, SWITCHES, CAPACITORS, and TRANSISTORS 

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Final DER Comments
Capacitors as Timers: `tau = R times C` Final Project Review for The Capacitor Visualizer 

18 Oct 7 


17 Oct 6 


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` 

Introducing TIME (Delays) into our Circuits Capacitor Codes The Charge/Discharge Circuit ACES' Frame Player: Capacitors 
Unit of Measure: Farads Ranges 

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1.1
Voltage HBridge BA, GC, XD, IF, WF, MK MM, ARC, HS, AU, BW BB, NC, JC, AD, WG, VJ AL, LM, SNS, RS, WS 

The INSERT Tab Pt. 2: Tables, Header&Footer, Symbol <Watch these videos > 

12 Sep 29 
The INSERT Tab Pt. 1: Picture, Date&Time, Page Break The REFERENCES Tab Table of Contents 

11 Sep 28 
1.1 

10 Sep 27 
The DUAL Uses for the Potentiometer: Variable Resistor and Voltage Divider First Look at the... Voltage HBridge 
Analogish Voltage HBridge 

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Sep 24  TERRY FOX DAY  
9b Sep 23 
p. 24 
Switch Circuit p. 24 

9a Sep 23 
PBNO PBNC 
'Mechanical' Input Devices Buttons (PBNO, PBNC) ACES' Frame Player: Buttons Digital Button Logic: PullDown and PullUp Resistor Configurations 

8 Sep 22 
A few other other Variable Resistors... 2. LDR: LightDependent Resistor aka Photocell, Photoresistor, Optoresistor 3. Thermistor:TempDependent Resistor 4. FSR: ForceSensitive Resistor 5. Flex Sensor: FlexSensitive Resistor J. Vretenar's: The Bionic Hand 
Voltage: `V=IR` Power: `P=IV` 

Interactive! Circuits
Fixed vs Variable Resistors 1. The Potentiometer (p. 10) ACES' Frame Player: Variable Resistors 

6 Sep 20 
ACES' Frame Player: Resistors Power: `P=IxxV` Q: How much POWER can OUR (fixed) resistors handle? A: ? ACES' Frame Player: LED Circuits 
Using Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Laws to Analyze Circuits Analyze this... 

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5 Sep 17 
A litte Math notation... Powers and Prefices (p. 75) Greek Alphabet p. 77 

4 Sep 16 
First look at Circuit Diagrams (aka Schematics) Circuit Symbols (p. 7) Kirchhoff's Voltage Law (KVL) DMM Confirmation of KVL (Waterfall Model of Voltage Drop) 

3 Sep 15 
The Breadboard (Continued)
Voltage, Current (Direct and Alternating) Direction of Current Anode and Cathode Ohm's Law (in terms of Current): `I=V/R` 
Fixed (CurrentLimiting) Resistors 

2 Sep 14 
Where the magic happens!... The Breadboard 

1 Sep 13 
Discussion: What is Electricity? The Atom Water Analogies Flow Models (Direction): Electron (Neg →Pos) (Science) vs Conventional (Pos→Neg) (Electronics) 
DC Circuits' Cover Video... Z. Mazan's: The Counting Circuit 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` 
Alkaline Battery Chemistry 

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0 Sep 10 
REPUTATION and RESPECT RSGC ACES Mission: Taking a Short, Medium, and Long Term View of your Futures ACES Hall of Fame: E. McAulliffe ('18), E. Peterson ('18) Mariano Elia ('15), Jack Gettings ('10) 
[ACES Culture] (PBS) Telsa: Master of Lightning 