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Beginner Microcontrollers: Controlling Lights

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2417 Third Ave. Bronx

STE #301

Bronx, NY 10451

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The Beginner Microcontrollers workshop provides a robust 5-session introduction to using microcontrollers, including hands-on projects, the principles behind how they work and applications of use.

This workshop covers beginner-level microcontrollers, circuitry and programming, providing a starting point for anyone looking to build their skills in this exciting field of engineering. Through a series of Arduino microcontroller programming and sensor manipulation projects, participants develop the skills and understanding that form the basis of this field.

Takeaways

  • Understand capabilities and applications of microcontrollers
  • Utilize microcontroller interface
  • Learn about voltage, current and resistance using Ohm’s Law
  • Visual understanding of the hardware structure of Arduino UNO
  • Understand Arduino UNO programming GUI (Graphical User Interface)
  • Analyze and troubleshoot circuits using Ohm’s Law to calculate specs
  • Read PCB schematics and build circuits on breadboards
  • Use #define programming C component
  • Understanding fundamental properties of a series circuit
  • Visually determine characteristics of resistors
  • Use Arduino UNO to gauge operational range of Photo-Resistors
  • Use Arduino UNO to read analog signals to control RGB LEDs digitally

Sessions: 5
Classtime Per Session: 2 hours
Classtime Total: 10 hours
Office Hours Available: 1 hour per week
Meeting Time: Saturdays 10am-12pm
Participant Experience Level: No experience required
3D Printing and Workshop Kit: Lights Kit is available for purchase. Kits are also available on loan during workshop for no charge.

Career Applications for this Workshop

This workshop develops essential skills to advance to a professional level in integrated projects that include electronics assembly, 3D modeling and fabrication techniques.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Ages 15+

Are there other topics and difficulty levels?

Yes! For more workshops check out duroworkforce.com/workshops

What are office hours like?

Weekly office hours are available for participants remotely for assistance with homework or questions about the material.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Close to 4/5 and 6 trains, first stop in the Bronx after 125th Street in Manhattan.

Ample street parking next to building.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact: info@duroworkforce.com

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2417 Third Ave. Bronx

STE #301

Bronx, NY 10451

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