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 This page collects links to instructions for tasks that span multiple class meetings. This page collects links to instructions for tasks that span multiple class meetings.
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 +How to find the [[Final Exam Schedule|dates and times of Final Exams]]
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 The primary tasks are The primary tasks are
  
   * [[fish tank fabrication and assembly|Assemble the structure and flow loop]]   * [[fish tank fabrication and assembly|Assemble the structure and flow loop]]
-  * Provide DC power, and wire the sensors and solenoid valves +  * [[fish tank fabrication and assembly|Provide DC power, and wire the sensors and solenoid valves]] 
-  * Fabricate the sensors +  * [[fish tank fabrication and assembly|Fabricate the sensors]] 
-  * Calibrate of the salinity sensor +  * [[Calibrate the salinity sensor]] 
-  * Control salinity +  * [[Control Salinity|Control salinity]] 
-  * Calibrate the temperature sensor +  * [[Thermistor calibration|Calibrate the temperature sensor]] 
-  * Control temperature+  * [[Temperature control|Control temperature]]
  
-Additional information on programming is available from the following links+Arduino and MATLAB Programming
  
   * [[MATLAB Programming]]   * [[MATLAB Programming]]
   * [[Arduino Programming and Hardware Interfacing]]   * [[Arduino Programming and Hardware Interfacing]]
   * [[Serial-enabled LCD]]   * [[Serial-enabled LCD]]
 +  * [[I2C LCD character display]]
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 +Calibration
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 +  * {{notes:basic_descriptive_statistics.pdf|Introduction to statistics}}
 +  * {{notes:power_law_functions.pdf|Basic characteristics of power-law functions}}
 +  * Least squares curve fitting {{https://me121.mme.pdx.edu/doku.php?id=calibrate_the_salinity_sensor|with MATLAB}}
  
 +Salinity Control for the Fish Tank
 +  * {{lecture:conductivity_sensor_fab.pdf|Fabricate of the salinity sensor|}} (slides)
 +  * [[Calibrate the salinity sensor]]
 +  * [[Use Mass Balance Models]] to predict changes needed to control salinity
 +  * [[Cascade Switching|Cascade Switching]] with transistors and solenoids 
 +  * [[Control Salinity|Salinity Control Algorithms]]
  
-  * Control of Fish Tank Salinity +Temperature Control of the Fish Tank 
-    * {{lecture:conductivity_sensor_fab.pdf|Fabrication of the salinity sensor|}} (slides) +  * [[Temperature sensor fabrication and calibration]] 
-    * [[Calibrate the salinity sensor]] +  [[Heater Fabrication|Fabrication of the fish tank heater]] 
-    * [[Use Mass Balance Models]] to predict changes needed to control salinity  +  * [[Temperature control]]
-    * [[Control Salinity]] +
-  * Control of Fish Tank Temperature +
-    * [[Temperature sensor fabrication and calibration]] +
-    {{http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~eas199/B/howto/heater/|Instructions}} on fabrication of the fish tank heater +
-    * [[Temperature control]]+
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