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PHYS 4240 - Instrumentation, Interfacing, and Microcomputers


(3) Credit Hours

Interfacing instruments, measuring devices, and controls to mini and microcomputers. Includes voltmeters, counters, timers, temperature and other sensors, CRTs, floppy-disks, keyboards, music synthesizers, and control devices such as relays, thermostats, stepper motors, oscillators, and power supplies. Considers standard S100, IEE-488, and RS232C bus structures. Survey of microcomputer applications. Projects involving interfacing instruments with microcomputers. On demand. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisites: PHYS 1040/PHYS 1040L, PHYS 2320/PHYS 2320L or equivalent; CPSC 1000 or equivalent; or approval of the department head. Laboratory/studio course fee will be assessed.



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