Listed below are the assignments, sections, due dates, etc.

Day In-class Home Assignment
Day 1 - August 26
  • Course Introduction
  • Chapter 1 – Welcome Robot Inventor!
  • Chapter 2 – Where to Obtain Tools and Parts
Day 2 - August 30
  • Basic safety
  • Multimeters
Day 3 - September 1
  • Metric system
  • Resistors
  • Read all definitions and battery parameters from link.
  • For specific batteries only read: Zinc carbon, Alkaline, Zinc/air cells, lithium cells, lithium-iron, lead-acid, nickel/cadmium, nickel/hydrogen, NiMH, lithium ion, nickel zinc, super capacitors, plus one more of interest
Day 4 - September 6
  • Resistors - parallel and series
  • Read document provided in class.
Day 5 - September 8
  • LEDs
  • None
Day 6 - September 12
  • LEDs (Series & Parallel)
  • None
Day 7 - September 14
  • Variable Resistors
  • None
Day 8 - September 16
  • Transistors - Day 1
  • None
Day 9 - September 20
  • Transistors - Day 2
  • None
Day 10 - September 22
  • Transistors - Day 3
  • None
Day 11 - September 26
  • Transistors - Day 4
Day 12 - September 28
  • Review
  • Study
Day 13 - September 30
  • Test #1
  • None
Day 14 - October 5
  • Soldering - Day 1
  • None
Day 15 - October 7
  • Soldering - Day 2
  • None
Day 16 - October 11
  • Soldering - Day 3
  • None
Day 17 - October 14
  • Dual Voltage Comparitors
  • None
Day 18 - October 18
  • Phototransistosr
  • None
Day 19 - October 20
  • Line following schematic and breadboard
  • None
Day 20 - October 25
  • EAGLE - Day 1
  • Work on EAGLE assignment #1
Day 21 - October 27
  • EAGLE - Day 2
  • Complete EAGLE assignment #1
Quarter 2
Day 22 - October 31
  • DC Motors
  • None
Day 23 - November 2
  • Autodesk Fusion 360 - Day 1
  • Work on tutorials
Day 24 - November 4
  • Autodesk Fusion 360 - Day 2
  • Bring your robot body in by next class (11/10/2016)
Day 25 - November 10
  • Proposals - Day 1
  • Work on proposal
Day 26 - November 14
  • Proposals - Day 2
  • Work on proposal
Day 27 - November 16
  • Proposals - Day 3
  • Complete proposal
Day 28 - November 18
  • Line following PCB - Day 1
  • Work on PCB
  • Make any revisions to proposal
Day 29 - November 29
  • Line following PCB - Day 2
  • Work on PCB
  • Make any revisions to proposal
Day 30 - December 1
  • Line following PCB - Day 3
  • Complete PCB
  • Make any revisions to proposal
Day 31 - December 5
Day 32 - December 7
Day 33 - December 9
Day 34 - December 13
Day 35 - December 15
Day 36 - December 19
Day 37 - December 21
Day 38 - January 3
Day 38 - January 5
Day 38 - January 9
Day 38 - January 11
Day 38 - January 13
Day 38 - January 18
Day 38 - January 20