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Lab Grading Criteria And Files

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PINNED Lab ManualClick to access  (PDF file)

Prelabs are always due on Monday of the week when you have labs. (note: there is no prelab 0.)

Prelabs and Lab Reports will be submitted via Gradescope.

Grade Rubric Files Report Templates
05% Lab 0 Matlab 0
Matlab 1
LabReport0.m, controllerlab0.mdl, StepResponseMetrics.m

Intro to Matlab & Equipment
(.doc, .docx)

07% Lab 1 Analog Computer Manual (pdf)
Visio: Analog Comp. & Wires
Op Amp Tutorial (doc)
ShockAbsorbers.nb

Simulation Using the Analog Computer
(.tex, .doc, .docx)

08% Lab 2 Making Time Domain Estimates (See also an advanced estimation example in Lab 5 below)

Digital Simulation
(.tex, .doc, .docx)

10% Lab 3 Prelab Template (.doc)(.docx)

Digital Simulation of
a Closed Loop System (a DC Motor)
(.tex, .doc, .docx)

15% Lab 4 Ch 4.5-6, Automatic Control,
prelab file, wiring diagrams

Introduction to DC Motor
(.tex, .doc, .docx)

15% Lab 5 wiring diagrams, Prelab Template (.doc)(.docx), estimation example (you may need it for Table 4, Lab 5 report)

PD Control Using Analog
Computer and Windows Target
(.tex, .doc, .docx)

15% Lab 6 35670A DSA Datasheet,
DSA notes (pdf)

Lead Controller Design
(.tex, .doc, .docx)

25% Project Overview
Packet (pdf)
Part3 m-file
Prelab Template (.doc)(.docx) 

Stabilizing the
Reaction Wheel Pendulum

TAs & Office Hours

Usman Ahmed Syed: AB5 and AB6; usyed3@illinois.edu

Office hrs: Mon 11:00 - 13:00 in ECEB 3077

Pulkit Katdare: AB2 and AB3; katdare2@illinois.edu

Office hrs: Mon 13:00 - 15:00 in ECEB 3077

Yu-Ju Chang: AB1 and AB4; yujujc2@illinois.edu

Office hrs: Mon 9:00 - 11:00 in ECEB 3077

 


Fall 2022: ECE 486 Lab Schedule 

Week Lab Group
Aug. 22 No Labs
Aug. 29 Lab 0 All
Sep. 5 Lab 1* All
Sep. 12 Lab 2* All
Sep. 19 Lab 3* All
Sep. 26 Lab 4 A
Oct. 3 Lab 4 B
Oct. 10 Lab 5 A
Oct. 17 Lab 5 B
Oct. 24 Final Project I All
Oct. 31 Lab 6 A
Nov. 7 Lab 6 B
Nov. 14 Final Project II All
Nov. 21 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28 Final Project III All
Dec. 5 Final Project IV All

 

* Group A meets the first 90 min, group B meets the last 90 min. Group partition will be decided before the start of lab (first week).


Fall 2022: Weekly Schedule for ECEB 3077

Time Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri
9:00 am    ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab  ECE 486 Lab  
10:00 am Lab Office Hour  ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab  ECE 486 Lab  
11:00 am Lab Office Hour ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab  
12:00 pm Lab Office Hour        
1:00 pm Lab Office Hour        
2:00 pm Lab Office Hour   ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab   
3:00 pm Lab Office Hour  ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab  
4:00 pm    ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab ECE 486 Lab  
5:00 pm          
6:00 pm          

 

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