CP/PC364 Data Communications and Networks Laboratory

The information here is being updated for Fall 2017.

This is the Physics/Computing 364 Lab page, created and updated by Terry Sturtevant .
Page last updated Wednesday November 29, 2017
**Items marked this way are not final.**

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Evaluation Methods

Course Material

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Harmonic Content Exploration

Sept. 11

Datasheets   [ September 8, 2009 ]
Resistor Colour Coding Chart   [ September 5, 2005 ]

TDS1000 and TDS2000 Series Digital Storage Oscilloscopes [© Copyright Tektronix, Inc.]
Overtones, harmonics, and additive synthesis [video]

Overtones, harmonics, and additive synthesis

  Arduino Introduction
Sept. 18 Arduino homepage

Arduino pin assignment diagram (png version)

LCD Shield wiki
Sample code (Note: The code in the wiki is very confusing.)

LCD-00255 datasheet   [ September 18, 2013 ]

LCD-00255 extended datasheet   [ September 18, 2013 ]

Example of Arduino with LCD00255

  Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter (UART)
Serial Communication-UART [PDF]   [ December 15, 2016 ]

Sept. 25

  Serial Communication with UART
Oct. 2 - Oct. 16 Index of sensors (including ones used here)


Oct. 9 READING WEEK - No labs

  SPI interface and Digital to Analog Conversion
Serial Communication-SPI [PDF]   [ January 18, 2017 ]

Oct. 23

  Analog to Digital Conversion
Oct. 30
A/D converter demonstration [video]

A/D converter demonstration

    Voltage References with Digital to Analog and Analog to Digital Conversion
Nov. 6

  Digital to Analog and Analog to Digital Conversion
Nov. 13

      I2C mini-project
Serial Communication-I2C [PDF]   [ January 18, 2017 ]

Nov. 20 - Dec. 4 ADJD-S371-v11.zip


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