Physical Measurements & Instrumentation
Instructor: Brett DePaola
Office: CW 333
- "The Art of Electronics" by P. Horowitz and W. Hill
- "PHYS 636 Lab Manual" by B. D. DePaola
- Diode Circuits
- BiPolar Transistors
- Op amps
- Memory; States
- Analog-to-Digital conversion; PLL
- Projects with BASIC Stamp Computers
- The testing schedule will be flexible, with 1 or 2 exams
throughout the semester. There will be no final exam.
- There will not be much homework, but the homework problems which
are assigned should be worked prior to the class in which they are
- One half of the course grade will come from the lab book grades.
The remainder from the exams and homework. All labs must be finished
by the end of the last week of classes.
- Individual Help:
- Any student who wishes individual help is urged to see the
instructor. As there will be 8 contact hours per week in this class,
including 6 hours of lab, there will be no formal office hours.
- Final Exam:
- There will be no final exam.
- If you have any conditions such as a physical or
learning disability, which will make it difficult for you to carry out
the work as I have outlined it or which will require academic
accommodations, please notify me and contact the Disabled Students
Office (Holton 202), in the first two weeks of the course.
- (The following note appears at the insistance of the
Plagiarism and cheating are serious offenses and may be
punished by failure on the exam, paper or project; failure in the course;
and/or expulsion from the University. For more information refer to the
``Academic Dishonesty'' policy in K-State Undergraduate Catalog
and the Undergraduate Honor System Policy on the Provost's web