Electronics Diploma

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Starts in 2 Days, 23 Hours

March 29, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Fab Lab Egypt

Villa 35 - 100 st. - behind Almaadi Hotel - Almaadi, Cairo, Egypt

0120 371 9036

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Fab Lab Egypt

Wanted to dive into an audio card and discover how it works? Follow your words from your vocal folds to the loudspeaker side.

An exciting journey, don’t miss it!

 

Pre-requests:

  • Basic understanding of voltage, current and resistance
  • Age: 15-25

 

What we will learn:

  • How to use different types of transistors as amplifiers
  • Making use of integrated operational amplifiers
  • How to involve mic and loudspeakers in our circuit
  • The effect of noise and how to depress it
  • Using simulation to build and test our design

Content:

  • PCB Design:

Session 1
– Introduction to electronics
– Voltage
– Current
– Resistance
– Ohm’s law
– Series and parallel circuits
– Test and Measurement equipments
– Power supplies
– Digital Multimeter
– Electronics components
– Resistors
– Capacitors
– Inductors
– LEDs
Session 2
– Electronics components continued
– Diodes
– Biasing of diodes
– Current blocking
– Rectifier circuits
– LDR
– Transistors
– Bipolar Junction Transistor as a switch
– Bipolar Junction Transistor as amplifier
– Electromechanical Components
– Voltage Regulator ICs
– Timer 555 IC
– Astable
– Monostable
– Voltage regulators

Session 3
– Introduction to PCB deign
– Components packaging.
– Introduction to eagle.
– Schematic designing
– Selecting components and wiring.
– Switching from schematic to board design.
– PCB layout : components placement
– PCB layout : Components routing
– Design rule check.
– Exporting files from eagle.
Session 4
– Definition and Evolution of the Printed Circuit Board
– PCB production techniques.
– Introduction to Fablab Egypt’s milling machine.
– Milling, Drilling, and soldering process.
– Make your own PCB.
– Troubleshooting your PCB.

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  • Analog and Digital
    • Continuous vs discrete quantized
    • Distortion
  • Wave properties
    • Frequency, amplitude, speed and wavelength
    • Relating equations
  • RLC
    • Behaviour in DC & AC
    • Hint: Resonance
  • Noise and wave distortion. Solution?
  • Filters:
    • High Pass Filter
    • Low Pass Filter
    • Hint: Bandpass filters & digital filters
  • Transistors
    • BiPolar Junction Transistor
      • BJT characteristics
      • Current gain
      • BJT Biasing
      • Properties of operation regions
      • Finding operation point
    • MOSFET
      • MOSFET characteristics
      • Drain current vs gate voltage
      • MOSFET Biasing
      • Operation regions and Operation point
    • How to read a datasheet
    • Selecting elements
    • Transistors as switches
    • DIY: unidirectional DC motor driver
    • Hint: Relays
    • MOSFET vs BJT. (comparison)
    • Transistors as amplifiers
    • Hint: Mic & Loudspeaker
      • DIY: Voice amplifier
  • Operational Amplifier:
    • Op-Amp as Comparator
    • Positive and negative feedback
    • Inverting and non-inverting amplification
    • Hint: Other applications (summer, integrator and differentiator)
    • Buffer (Power source)
    • Caution: clipping
    • DIY: Variable speed fan controller using temperature sensor
    • DIY: Fire alarm
  • Hint: Mic & Loudspeaker
    • DIY: Voice amplifier
  • Simulation
    • Why simulation?
    • Quick simulation applications
    • Hint: Advanced simulation programs
    • Measurement and parameters refinement
      • Connecting different components
      • Virtual meters
      • Virtual oscilloscope
      • Signal generators
      • Simple DC motors

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