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Lab Grading Criteria And Files

PINNED Lab Syllabus: Click to download (PDF file)

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)

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)
*please do not print these in the lab
Part3 m-file
Prelab Template (.doc)(.docx) 

Stabilizing the
Reaction Wheel Pendulum

TAs & Office Hours

Usman Ahmed Syed: ABB and ABE;

Office hrs: Mon 9:00 - 11:00 online at zoom link

Pulkit Katdare: ABC and ABD;

Office hrs: Mon 11:00 - 13:00 online at zoom link

Yu-Ju Chang: ABA and ABF;

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


Spring 2022: ECE 486 Lab Schedule 


Week Lab Group
Jan. 17 No Labs
Jan. 24 Lab 0 All
Jan. 31 Lab 1* All
Feb. 7 Lab 2* All
Feb. 14 Lab 3* All
Feb. 21 Lab 4 A**
Feb. 28 Lab 4 B**
Mar. 7 Lab 5 A
Mar. 14 Spring Break!
Mar. 21 Lab 5 B
Mar. 28 Final Project I All
Apr. 4 Lab 6 All
Apr. 11 No lab All
Apr. 18 Final Project II All
Apr. 25 Final Project III All
May. 2 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).

Spring 2022: Weekly Schedule for ECEB 3077

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


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