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Physics Courses
Applied Science
Course Description – An introductory course focused on applied science and the application of the scientific principles used in advanced technologies. The course will include topics such as basic electronics, analogue circuits, mechanical design, model fabrication and robot construction. During the course, the students will learn about electrical circuit components, computer-aided design and fabrication and robot construction leading to the completion of an autonomous robot.
Course Requirements – As part of the course, the students will be required to develop a working knowledge of analogue electronics, learn how to design models using mechanical design software, build three dimensional models using a three dimensional printer, solder electrical components and complete the construction of a small autonomous robot using a robotics kit.
Course Textbook – “Robot Building for Beginners,” ISBN: 978-1-4302-2748-9.
Laboratory Fee: $50.00
Pre-requisite – None. Co-requisite – None.
Grading Policy – 10% Participation, 20% Design, 30% Assembly, 40% Completed Project
1. Introduction
2. Basic Electronics
3. Analogue Circuits
4. Mechanical Design
5. Sample Designs
6. Model Fabrication
7. Sample Models
8. Circuit Assembly
9. Circuit Testing
10. Robot Construction