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Lecture 9: User-defined function, Midterm exam review

Checklist: What you need to bring for this lecture

  • Laptop
  • Sparkfun Inventor's kit
  • Digital multimeter
  • Miniature test clip adapters
  • login and password for MCECS account

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to write an Arduino function with inputs and outputs
  • Be able to describe the content and format of the upcoming midterm exam
  • Be able to make a 2D drawing with Solidworks using the template for laser cut parts


Homework 4 is due at the beginning of this lecture.

Lecture Videos and Support

  • Arduino Programming Part 5: user-defined functions: pdf, (19:30)
  • Mandatory: take the online quiz 7 on D2L before coming to class

In Class Hands-On

  • Example of User-defined function: pdf
  • Introduction to Solidworks and how to model 2D parts for desktop fan: 2D laser cutter template, (20:21).
  • To download SolidWorks on your computer, follow the instructions
  • Video (4:26) on fabrication of the desktop fan with the laser cutter
  • Most common errors for laser cut parts: PDF
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