wiki:Electrical/LearningGoals

Electrical and Sensors Learning goals

  • Electricity
    • volts, amps, power
    • Ohms law, heat, wire gauge
    • basic electrical safety
      • 48vdc low voltage limit (and why)
      • Voltage vs. current
    • batteries, loads, multimeters
  • Wiring
    • Stranded, solid, gauge, insulation
    • Connector types (polarized, locking, screw, lever/wago, etc.)
    • Stripping, soldering, crimping
    • Circuit protection devices (esp. Fuses, breakers)
  • Actuators
  • FRC Electrical Control Plane
    • 12V/18AH SLA battery
      • Safety
      • Charging
      • Testing
      • Wiring
    • 120A Breaker
      • Wiring and operation
    • Power Distribution Panel (PDP)
      • Connectors
      • Fusing
      • Power monitoring
    • Voltage Regulator Module (VRM)
      • Voltage regulation
      • SEPIC
    • Embedded computer: RoboRIO
      • Wiring power, USB, Ethernet
      • PWM, DIO, CAN
    • Radio: OpenMesh
      • Secure mounting
      • Wiring power, Ethernet
      • Programming (practice, competition)
      • Static IP vs. DHCP
    • PWM motor controllers: Spark, legacy (Talon SR, Victor SP, etc.)
      • Wiring
      • H-Bridge
      • PWM
      • Back-EMF and Brake mode
    • Smart motor controllers: Talon SRX, Victor SPX
      • Wiring/CAN bus
      • Closed-loop control
    • Inertial Navigation Unit: NavX
      • MXP Port
      • Calibration
    • Pneumatic Control Module: PCM
  • USB Cameras
    • USB Cameras
    • Switching and Bandwidth
  • Pi-Vision
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Vision module
    • Wiring
  • Sensors
  • Testing and Debugging
    • Testing Continuity
    • Testing Voltage
    • Clamp-on Ammeter
    • RoboRIO Web Interface
    • Driver-Station Logs
  • Advanced tools
    • Multimeter Hz, Duty
    • Oscilloscope
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