Notes on Lab 1 – Intro to the Mechatronics Lab. B. Furman 27JAN2012. Learning Objectives. Use the test and measurement equipment properly Identify basic electronic concepts in Lab 1. Power Source. Controller (Hardware & Software). Signal Conditioning. Power Interface. User Interface.
Color code your wires!
Scherz, P., Practical Electronics for Inventors, 2nd ed., p. 43
Voltage measurement (“Across”)
Current measurement (“Through”)