Spring 2022
     Electronic Aids to Measurement


              Lecture                                                                                      Labs
    Dan McCammon                                                Alessandro Cunsolo
    Office: 6207 Chamberlin Hall                           Office: 1336 Chamberlin Hall
    E-mail: mccammon@physics.wisc.edu             E-mail:  cunsolo@wisc.edu     
Phone: 608/262-5916                                      Office hours: 5:30-6:30 Wednesdays
    Office hours: 4:00-5:00 Mondays (in 6207)                          (in lab 4128 Chamberlin)

    Lectures now in 2223 Chamberlin Tues. and Thurs. from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm

    Labs in 4128 Chamberlin on Wednesdays 2:25-5:25pm and 7:00-10:00pm

    Text: Horowitz & Hill The Art of Electronics, 3rd ed.
     updated index

    Supplementary text: Sprott Introduction to Modern Electronics
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     Syllabus  (8 January 2022)

    Pre-Lab Worksheets:
      (complete before lab and turn in at beginning of lab session)

  1. Transmission Lines
  2. Bipolar Transistor Amplifier
  3. Difference Amplifier (Worksheet questions are in Lab Writeup)
  4. Operational Amplifier I
  5. Johnson Noise (Worksheet questions are in Lab Writeup)
  6. Phase Detector (Worksheet questions are in Lab Writeup)
  7. Oscillators (Worksheet questions are in Lab Writeup)
  8. Digital Circuit
  9. Phase Locked Loop
  10. DAC and ADC
  11. Circuit Simulation: download and look over MultiSim lab hints below - bring to lab with you.  You can also get a copy of the timing diagram for the successive approximation A/D converter.
  12. FPGA: look over the experiment writeup and optionally some of the reference material under "Altera" below.  If you want, you can get your own copy of the software from http://www.terasic.com.tw/cgi-bin/page/archive.pl?Language=English&No=593&PartNo=4 (download the CD-rom) and the Quartus II Web Edition FPGA system here: http://dl.altera.com/?edition=web

    Homework Assignments Here

    Supplementary Material (PDF format):


   General Lab Handouts:

     Laboratory Equipment:

    Software Documentation (PDF format):

    Experiment Directions (PDF format):

  1. Transmission Lines
  2. Transistor Amplifier
  3. Differential Amplifier
  4. Operational Amplifiers
  5. Johnson Noise
  6. Phase Detector
  7. Oscillators
  8. Digital Circuits
  9. Phase Locked Loop
  10. Digital to Analog and Analog to Digital Conversion
  11. Analog and Digital Circuit Simulation
  12. FPGA I
  13. FPGA II

    Data Sheets (PDF format):

     Get the ones you need for an experiment.
     You may be able to share with your lab partner.

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