MET 487 Instrumentation and Automatic Controls

Summer II 2011

Paul I. Lin, Professor
Department of Computer and Engineering Technology & Information Systems and Technology
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

 

Date/Activities
June 27, 2011

Lectures

Lecture 1 (6/27) - Chapter 1. Introduction, Chapter 2. Electric Circuits
Lecture 2 (6/28) - Chapter 2, Ohm's law, KVL, KCL, resistors in series and in parallel, circuit analysis DMM, basic electric measurements.
Lecture 3 (6/30) - Review Hw1; Chapter 2. AC volatge,waveforms, power, power factor, impedance Z, XL, XC; Chapter 3. LED, transistors and circuits,
Lecturre 4 (7/5) - Chapter 2. AC Circuits, RMS values; Chapter 3. LED Circuits, Diode equations, Vd-Id characteristics, half-wave and full-wave rectifiers, transistor circuits

Lecture 5 (7/7) - Reviews of Hw 1, Hw 2, and Hw 3; Chapters 2 & 3
Lecture 6 (7/11) - Exam1 - 5:30-6:30 PM; Lab 3, Lab 4, RC time delay circuit, Ch. 4 System Response
Lecture 7 (7/12) - Lab5 discussed, CH 4. System responses
Lecture 8 (7/14) - Ch. 4 System responses, Ch 5. Analog Signal Processing using Operational Amplifiers
Lecture 9 (7/18) - Ch. 5 Op-amps, Lab 6 - Opto-Relay Motor Control
Lab 7 - OpAmp Circuit Simulation using NI Multisim
Lecture 10 (7/19) - Review Hw4 - System responses; review of Ch 5 and problems; Ch. 6 Digital Circuits (Number systems: Binaru, Octal, Decimal, and Hexadecimal)
Lecture 11 (7/21) - Introduction to PLC; Discussion of Labs 8, 9, 10
Lecture 12 (7/25) - Ch. 6. Digital Circuits
Lecture 13 (7/26) - Ch. 9.3 Stress and Strain Measurement: Strain Guage, Electrical Resistance of Strain Guage, Measuring Resistance Changes with a Wheastone Bridge
Lecture 14 (7/28) - Exam 2 review, Hw 6 discussion, Ch. 9. Sensors
Lecture 15 (8/1) - Ch 10. Actuators; 1st Order Systems and Responses, PIC Microcontroller-based Stepper Motor Demo



Assignments

Hw 1, assigned 6/29, due 6/30 before 5:30 PM
Hw 2, assigned 6/30, due 7/5 before 5:30 PM
Hw 3, assigned 7/5, do all assigned problems (ex 2.21, 2.28, 2.30b; ex 3.1, 3.2a, 3.3, 3.11) and prepare for July 7's class disussion (No need to turn-in the assignment)
Hw 4, assigned 7/14, due 7/18 before 5:30 PM (Ex. 3.14, Example 4.1, Ex. 4.6, Ex. 4.7, Ex. 4.8)
Hw 5, assigned 7/19, due 7/21 before 5:30 PM
Hw 6, Assigned 7/27, due 8/1 monday before 5:30 PM

 

Labs


Lab 1. Basic Electrical Measurement , due 6/30 before 5:30 PM
Lab 2. LED Switch, due 7/11
Lab 3. Half-wave and Full-wave Rectifier Circuits, due 7/18
Lab 4: RC Low-Pass Filter, due 7/18
Lab 5: Light Activated Switch, due 7/21
Lab 6: Light Activated Single-Phase AC Motor, due 7/28
Lab 7: Op-Amp Circuit Simulation Using NI Multisim, due 7/28
Lab 8: Programmable Logic Controller, due 8/4
Lab 9: Automatic Control of Fluid Flow & Level, due 8/4
Lab 10: Strain Gauge on a Cantilever Beam, due 8/4


Text Book Supplimental Materials/References
Introduction to Mechatronics and Measurement Systems, by David G. Alciatore and Michael B. Histand, http://www.engr.colostate.edu/mechatronics/

Announcement

Exam 1, July 11, 5:30pm-6:30pm (see review & coverage)

Exam 2, July 25, 5:30pm-6:30pm (see review coverage)

Final Exam Aug. 4, 5:30pm-8:00 pm

 

 

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