All of the classes have finished our reviews from the last semester, and are heading out into new material. Be thinking about what sort of classes you all might be interested in over the summer. Last summer we did all entry-level projects, but this summer we will have students that have the skills to do more advanced work if you all are interested.
For this week, we are again looking at chapter 15. Do the final exercise in that chapter for class next week. Also, just to remind you, we used the “onmouseover” and “onmouseout” events to do the colors, and used the “style.color.backgroundColor” field of our element to change out the background colors.
This week we started capacitors. A new version of the book is ready to download, and capacitors are in Chapter 17. I’m not sure if this is anywhere in the book, but remember that:
- milli means 1/1,000
- micro means 1/1,000,000
- nano means 1/1,000,000,000
- pico means 1/1,000,000,000,000
- just for fun, femto means 1/1,000,000,000,000,000, but you would never use it unless you were developing integrated circuits
Next week we will build timers and oscillators with capacitors.
This week we covered infinite series and solving unsolvable integrals with them. The type of series we used today were called Maclaurin series. Next week, we will look at a more general type of series representation.
For homework, I will load the “Integration by Parts” chapter with homework problems this weekend.
The most important thing to remember is that if someone says something is impossible, there are usually implicit boundaries that are making it impossible, and perhaps the impossible becomes possible when those boundaries are removed.
Have a great week everyone!