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Howdy. Welcome to the class. If you've got any immediate questions for me, please email me instead of posting here. If you've got questions for the whole class, or thoughts about any of the %newwin% [[http://itp.nyu.edu/~ja771/sensorworkshop/?page_id=2|topics we've discussed]], this is a fine place for it. \\\




Class 1 (Jan. 17):

* Basic electronics
* Perception Backgrounder
* “Analogy”
* Multimeters

Assignment

1. Manufacturer Letter Assignment
2. Introduce yourself on the ITP Sensor Workshop Wiki.
3. Sign up for two days of shop cleaning.\\\



Class 2 (Jan. 24):

* Signal theory primer
* Input and sampling
* Sensors and time - graphing a sensor’s value over time
* Basic statistics - averages, medians and outliers
* Understanding edges, peaks, and thresholds
* Defining an ‘event’

Assignment:

1. Sensor Walk\\\



Class 3 (Jan. 31):

* Present Sensors Walk assignments
* Types of Sensors
o Resistive and capacitive sensors
o Piezoelectric sensors
* Simple device interfaces:
o voltage output, RC time
o pulsewidth output
o serial output
* Linearity and non-linearity: Characterizing sensors

Assignment:

1. Sensors & Time\\\



Class 4: (Feb 7):

* Understanding datasheets
* Complex data intefaces 1:
o SPI
o I2C
* Special Topics: MEMS

Assignment:

1. Datasheet Reports
2. Finalize sensor selection for Sensor Report & Presentation\\\



Class 5: (Feb 14):

* Present datasheet Reports and questions
* Hand in sensor choice for end of term Sensor Report & Presentation
* Complex data interfaces 2:
o AT
o BT
o Others
* Special topics: Power harvesting with piezo/solar sensor

Assignment:

1. None \\\




Class 6 (Feb. 21):

* Present datasheet Reports and questions week 2 (as required)
* Connecting sensors to the internet
o Xport
o Serial to the network
o Data-logging with a database

Assignment:

1. Datalogging \\\



Class 7 (Feb. 28):

* Present data-logging assignments
* Sensor Interfacing - Electronics:
o Hardware/software debouncing
o Hardware/software filtering
o Op Amps
+ Buffer amplifiers
+ Gain amplifiers
+ Differential amplifiers
+ Power amplifiers
* Sensor Interfacing - Mechanics:
* Mounting and fastening strategies
* Self-built sensor assemblies
* Wedges levers and pulleys

Assignment:

1. Actions, Events, Filtering \\\



Class 8 (March 7):

* Advanced data filtering, averaging and weighting
* Gesture recognition
* Mapping strategies

Assignment:

1. Actions, Events, Filtering (con't)\\\


March 14 - Spring Break \\\



Class 9 (Mar. 21):

* Present Actions, Events, Filtering assignments
* Special topics: Printed Circuit board fabrication for less noisy circuits

Assignment:

1. None \\\



Class 10 (Mar. 28):

* Presentations week 1

Assignment:

1. None \\\



Class 11 (Apr. 4):

* Presentations week 2

Assignment:

1. None \\\




Class 12 (Apr. 11):

* Presentations week 3
* Review material, questions on previous topics

Assignment:

1. None \\\




Class 13 (Apr. 18):

* Presentations week 4
* Repeat presentations

Assignment:

1. None \\\



Class 14 (Apr. 25):

* Presentations week 5
* Repeat presentations, any remaining assignments, wrap-up

Assignment:

1. None
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Here's a list of sensors I have in my office.

*VOC/gas sensors
**ch4 model mq5
**lpg mq5
**co mq7
**mg811
**mq3
**mq6
**mq131

*barometric pressure
**bmp085
**scp100
**honeywell scc30d

*modern device wind sensor

*electret mics

*msi piezo tab

*ir ranging
**sharp2yoA21

*pir sensor

*epir sensor model zdot

*lvez1 ultrasonic

*srf04 ulatrasonic

*abrams gentile flex sensors

*interlink 400 series fsr

*stretch sensors

*load sensor
**sparkfun model sen-10245
**seeedstudio

*accelerometer
**adxl321
**adxl335
**adxl320j
**hm55b
**hmc1052l

*gyroscope
**pololu gyr02b
**pololu 7341qscad
**pololu cmp01a

*liquid flow rate sensor
**seeedstudio
**unknown one

*dust sensor
**sharp gp2y10

*tilt switches
**sparkfun tilt-a-whirl

*touch sensors
**ad7746

*heart rate monitor
**polar rmcm01

*teperature sensor
**tmp36
**lm335

*humidity sensor
**hih4030

*rotary encoder
**mc3490eg
**mystery rotary encoder

*optical photo interrupter

*hall effect sensor
**ams a446mmq

*misc IR receiver
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Class 1 (Jan. 17):

* Basic electronics
* Perception Backgrounder
* “Analogy”
* Multimeters

Assignment

1. Manufacturer Letter Assignment
2. Introduce yourself on the ITP Sensor Workshop Wiki. Include links to any external site you’re maintaining for this class in the appropriate areas.
3. Sign up for two days of shop cleaning.

Class 2 (Jan. 24):

* Signal theory primer
* Input and sampling
* Sensors and time - graphing a sensor’s value over time
* Basic statistics - averages, medians and outliers
* Understanding edges, peaks, and thresholds
* Defining an ‘event’

Assignment:

1. Sensor Walk

Class 3 (Jan. 31):

* Present Sensors Walk assignments
* Types of Sensors
o Resistive and capacitive sensors
o Piezoelectric sensors
* Simple device interfaces:
o voltage output, RC time
o pulsewidth output
o serial output
* Linearity and non-linearity: Characterizing sensors

Assignment:

1. Sensors & Time

Class 4: (Feb 7):

* Understanding datasheets
* Complex data intefaces 1:
o SPI
o I2C
* Special Topics: MEMS

Assignment:

1. Datasheet Reports
2. Finalize sensor selection for Sensor Report & Presentation

Class 5: (Feb 14):

* Present datasheet Reports and questions
* Hand in sensor choice for end of term Sensor Report & Presentation
* Complex data interfaces 2:
o AT
o BT
o Others
* Special topics: Power harvesting with piezo/solar sensor

Assignment:

1. None

Class 6 (Feb. 21):

* Present datasheet Reports and questions week 2 (as required)
* Connecting sensors to the internet
o Xport
o Serial to the network
o Data-logging with a database
* Other data-logging architectures: memory cards & wireless arrays

Assignment:

1. Datalogging

Class 7 (Feb. 28):

* Present data-logging assignments
* Sensor Interfacing - Electronics:
o Hardware/software debouncing
o Hardware/software filtering
o Op Amps
+ Buffer amplifiers
+ Gain amplifiers
+ Differential amplifiers
+ Power amplifiers
* Sensor Interfacing - Mechanics:
* Mounting and fastening strategies
* Self-built sensor assemblies
* Wedges levers and pulleys

Assignment:

1. Actions, Events, Filtering

Class 8 (March 7):

* Advanced data filtering, averaging and weighting
* Gesture recognition
* Mapping strategies

Assignment:

1. Actions, Events, Filtering

March 14 - Spring Break

Class 9 (Mar. 21):

* Present Actions, Events, Filtering assignments
* Special topics: Printed Circuit board fabrication for less noisy circuits

Assignment:

1. None

Class 10 (Mar. 28):

* Presentations week 1

Assignment:

1. None

Class 11 (Apr. 4):

* Presentations week 2

Assignment:

1. None

Class 12 (Apr. 11):

* Presentations week 3
* Review material, questions on previous topics

Assignment:

1. None

Class 13 (Apr. 18):

* Presentations week 4
* Repeat presentations

Assignment:

1. None

Class 14 (Apr. 25):

* Presentations week 5
* Repeat presentations, any remaining assignments, wrap-up

Assignment:

1. None
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A note on the digital input and analog input circuits: Only one person remembered them correctly (though two others remembered pieces of it), so for reference here they are:

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The [[http://tigoe.net/pcomp/labs/lab-digital-io.shtml |first PIC program lab]] from the intro class details it.

!!!Analog input:

http://tigoe.net/pcomp/img/analogin-pot.jpg http://tigoe.net/pcomp/img/photo-pic-pot-in.jpg

Using it is detailed in the [[http://tigoe.net/pcomp/labs/lab-analog-variables.shtml|Analog in lab]]

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The [[http://tigoe.net/pcomp/labs/lab-digital-io.shtml |first PIC program lab]] from the intro class details it.

!!!Analog input:

http://tigoe.net/pcomp/img/analogin-pot.jpg

And here's a photo:

http://tigoe.net/pcomp/img/photo-pic-pot-in.jpg

Using it is detailed in the [[http://tigoe.net/pcomp/labs/lab-analog-variables.shtml|Analog in lab]]

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