Physics 319:    2024

Instructor: Dr. Andrzej Kotlicki

Office: Hennings 260

Email:  kotlicki (at)

Lecture times: Th. 11:30 Hebb B112

Labs: T, W, Th 2-6 PM:   Hebb 416

TA's :

Johann Drayne T

Ailar Mahdizadeh T, Piazza, Lecture

Phillip Bement Th

Hassan Talaeian W


Technician:   Sing Chow
                                Office Hebb 412

                                e-mail: scho(at);
                                phone 604 822 2588

Syllabus (includes calendar)

Lab Manual

Inventory of parts available for projects

Your kit at home

Slides from: Lecture1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3, Lecture 4, Lecture 5, Lecture 6, Lecture 7- test, Lecture 8, Lecture 9, Lecture 10

Multiplexed 4 digit 7 segment display components:

7 segment decoder DM9368

2 to 4 multiplexer 74HC139

Blood Sensor for project files


Temperature Demo Files C and Python

Description of the formal report

Past Projects

MSP 430 Manuals:

MSP430F5529 LaunchPad Development Kit User's Guide

MSP430Fx5xx family user guide


Reference text and other materials:

Reference Text: Introduction to Embedded Systems Using Microcontrollers and the MSP430

The example bidirectional character communication between microprocessor and computer

Serial Duplex example

MQ Sensor Modules.pdf

Infrared Camera files

Multi ADC input program example

C/C++ resources

C operators

C library

C++ reference library

Decimal, Hexadecimal and Binary Conversion Table



Python getting started guide


Datasheets of sensors and servos (the ones not listed can be found on line).


amplifier for the electret microphone

Texas Instruments guide to capacitive touch measurements
Pin Oscillator for capacitive measurements

Introduction to I2C

I2C info from Texas Instruments

MSP430 with numerical and graphic display web link old processor

Parallax GPS


Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor IRA-E420S1n


Transmitter - Receiver


Alcohol gas Sensor MQ 3

Bandpass filter designer

Capacitive Touch Pin Oscillator Guide

Advanced Optical Sensors use ideas, have a look here and maybe here

Page last Updated March 21, 2024