Date: Thu Oct 2 23:10:46 2008

Author: Bernard Cleyet

Subject: Re: electronics course


I understand MIT sells their lab manual and the parts kit for at
least one of their courses. The one I saw included the development
of a HV P/S using an oscillator. The primary of the transformer was
hand wound and the sec. a small RF choke -- this was a few years
ago. I regret not purchasing one.

bc always altogether too busy. Here's the result of a rather
cursory search:

On 2008, Sep 29, , at 13:31, Urs Lauterburg wrote:

> Wolfgang et al.,
> I agree. ''The Art of Electronics'' of Horowitz and Hill is my
> bible when it comes to electronics. I didn't know that they also
> offer courseware and I will look into it. It might be a very good
> resources to brush up on my own electronics skills again. I kind of
> feel outdated now, with all the SMD mount components and with Dual
> Inline on the decline. I probably should first of all take a
> soldering course... Well, then again I seem to buy the electronics
> ready made now and wire things up on the software side in order to
> create virtual instruments that drive and display the results of
> our experiments.
> Anyway, I think that John Panitz's course is also very good, if you
> actually take the necessary time and if you have access to the
> resources which are required for the course. Starting out by
> etching a circuit board is a good introduction I think.
> Urs
> Urs Lauterburg
> Physics demonstrator
> Physikalisches Institut
> University of Bern
> Switzerland
>> IMHO, Horowitz and Hill is the best text around; great lab manual
>> accompanies it. -- Wolfgang
>> On Sep 26, 2008, at 4:36 PM, Sam Sampere wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Išve been asked to build an electronics course for physics majors
>>> for next semester. Išve taught both analog and digital
>>> electronics as 1 semester courses each in the past. I used
>>> Simpson for analog, and Floyd for digital, and my own lab manual
>>> using now obsolete partsŠ
>>> What are your suggestions for texts and lab materials? Any of you
>>> teach an electronics course that you think is really awesome??
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sam
>>> --------------------------
>>> Sam Sampere
>>> Syracuse University
>>> Department of Physics
>>> 201 Physics Building
>>> Syracuse, NY 13244
>>> 315-443-5999
>>> 315-443-9103 (fax)