ET181 - Fall 2011 Calendar (updated 10/1/11 *)


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 Monday

Tuesday

labs 1-3, 3-5pm

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

   Sept
 5
Labor Day

 6
Lab 1 -
Logging on

UNIX/Linux

vi editor

nano/pico editor

 7
ET181_Homepage

Blackboard 9

Week 1 - Introduction

 8  9

 12
Week 2 - C++ Overview, Functions

Introduction to Functions

 13
Lab 2 - weekday

 14

Functions with Arguments

 15  16
Quiz 1

 19
Quiz 1 program (due 10am)

Week 3 - OOP

Object Oriented Programming

 20
Lab 3 - area of a triangle
 21  22

 23
Pendulum - the paradigm for our program exercise sequence

Quiz 2

 Oct

 26
Quiz 2 program (due 10am)

Week 4 - The if statement

Object Oriented Programming Continued

 27
Lab 4 - if-else, switch-break

 28
Introduction to our program exercise sequence: Human Powered Vehicles
Program 1 - "hpv"
(due Oct 5)

(hpv.pdf and hpv_1.pdf overheads)

 29 30
Quiz 3

 3
Quiz 3 program (due 10am)

Week 5 - Repetition and Loop Statements

The for loop- for_loop.pdf overheads

 4
Lab 5 - The Bisection root finding method

(sinroot.pdf overheads)

 5
Program 1 - "hpv"
(due 10am)

Getting started on Program 2 - "hpvroot"
(due Oct 12)

(hpvroot.pdf overheads)

 6  7
Quiz 4

 10 (last drop)
Quiz 4 program (due 10am)

Week 6 - a week of consolidation, random numbers, and recursion (optional)

In-out parameters swap.pdf overheads

 11
Lab 6 - random numbers and the Monte Carlo Method

 12
(Program 2 - "hpvroot" due 10am)

Getting started on Program 3 - "hpvloop"
(due Oct 19)

 13  14
Quiz 5

 17 Advising week begins

Quiz 5 program (due 10am)

Week 7 - files

The gradefile routines- gradefile.pdf overheads

 18
Lab 7 - files, graphs

19
(Program 3 - "hpvloop" due 10am)

Getting started on program 4 - "hpvfile"
(due Oct 26)

(hpvfile.pdf overheads)

 20  21
Quiz 6

 24
Quiz 6 program (due 10am)

The gradearray routines - arrays.pdf overheads

Week 8 - arrays

 25
Lab 8 - arrays

 26
Program 4 - "hpvfile"
(due 10am)

Introducing program 5 - "hpvarray"
(due Nov 2)

(hpvarray1.pdf and hpvarray2.pdf overheads)

 27

 28
Concluding program hpvarray

Quiz 7

Halloween Weekend

 Nov

 31
Quiz 7 program (due 10am)

 

Week 9 - strings as character arrays

 1
Lab 9 - interactive text character plotting - the Plot class

The Plot class overheads - plot.pdf

 2
Program 5 - "hpvarray"
(due 10am)

The concluding program 6 - "hpvplot"
(due Nov 9)
includes the Plot class and filenames

(hpvplot.pdf overheads)

 3 4
Quiz 8

 7
Quiz 8 program (due 10am)

Week 10 - review (previous final)

 8
(no lab)
 9
Program 6 - "hpvplot"
(due 10am)
 10

 11

Veterans Day

 14 Last class

conclude review

 15
Reading Day
 16
Exam week begins
 17

Final exam - Monday November 21, at 2:30pm

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* Note: this Calendar (by: izzi) is updated periodically