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Lecture 8: Servos and loops

Checklist: What you need to bring for this lecture

  • Laptop
  • Sparkfun Inventor's kit
  • Digital multimeter
  • Miniature test clip adapters

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to describe the broad goals and processes involved in completing the desktop fan project
  • Be able to describe the difference in function of DC versus servo motors
  • Be able to connect a servo motor to an Arduino, and use the servo library to change the position of the servo
  • Be able to write for loops and read code that uses for loops
  • Be able to measure an object with calipers

Lecture Videos and Support

  • for loops: pdf, (7:32)
  • Good practice for circuits and programming: (9:45)
  • Mandatory: take the online quiz 6 on D2L before coming to class for Lecture 8.

In Class Hands-On

Supplemental Files



Homework 4 is due at the beginning of next class meeting (Lecture 11).

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