Silicon, Circuits, and the Digital Revolution

Feb. 9   Class 1: Introduction
  11   Class 2: Problem-Based Learning and Working in Groups
  14   Class 3: Electrical Power, Prob: Crossed Circuits
  16   Class 4: Crossed Circuits (contd.)
  18   ---
  21   Class 5: Electrical Resistance Heating
  23   Class 6: Household Wiring, Prob: Ricearoni
  25   Class 7: Energy Use in the U.S.
  28   Class 8: Energy Use in the World
Mar. 1   Class 9: Energy Use in the World - presentations
  3   ---
  6   Class 10: Ohm's Law, Prob: More Power
  8   Class 11: Resistivity and Play-Doh, Lab
  10   Class 12: Graphing Clinic
  13   Class 13: Battery Testers
  15   Class 14: Batteries and Bulbs
  17   Class 15: Wrap-Up of Several Exercises
  20   ---
  22   ---
  24   ---
  27   Spring Break
  29   Spring Break
  31   Spring Break
Apr. 3   Class 16: Penetration Rates of Appliances
  5   Class 17: Tell Me More about Batteries
  7   Class 18: ac, Power Distribution, and Electrical Safety
  10   Class 19: Introduction to Atomic Physics
  12   Class 20: Being Digital: Counting
  14   Class 21: Guest Visitor - Conectiv
  17   Class 22: Excited States and Quantum Leaps
  19   Class 23: Electronic Band Structure
  21   Class 24: Doping Semiconductors
  24   Class 25: Building Transistors
  26   Midterm Exam - Gore 104
  28   ---
May 1   Class 26: MOSFET Switches
  3   Class 27: CMOS
  5   Class 28: Introduction to Digital Logic
  8   Class 29: Sound and Its Digitization
  10  

Class 30: The Compact Disc

  12 Class 31: Semester Wrap-Up
  15 Class 32: Presentation of Group Projects
  17 Class 33: Presentation of Group Projects
May 23   Final Exam, 10:30am-12:30pm, Gore 104

 


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